AIM

8/22/13

Explanation of Changes

Change 2

Effective: March 7, 2013

 

a. Comments/Corrections.

This change updates the postal address, and adds an email address, for submitting comments and corrections in support of the AIM publication.

b. 1-1-14. User Reports on NAVAID Performance

This change updates guidance to specifically address the Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS).

c. 1-1-19. Global Positioning System (GPS)

This change describes the requirements for two independent navigation systems. It also clarifies the application of different Technical Standard Orders and updates the guidance for standalone GPS approaches. In addition, this change clarifies the term UNRELIABLE as used in conjunction with GPS notices to airmen. Document references have also been updated throughout the paragraph where applicable.

d. 5-2-7. Departure Control

This change incorporates verification of the assigned area navigation (RNAV) standard instrument departure (SID) to pilots prior to departure into the Aeronautical Information Manual and other Air Traffic publications.

e. 5-3-4. Airways and Route Systems

This change adds guidance for using “T-Routes” and “Q-Routes.” Document references have also been updated throughout the paragraph where applicable.

f. 5-4-5. Instrument Approach Procedure Charts

This change updates guidance regarding the Ground Based Augmentation System (GBAS) and updates document references where applicable.

g. Entire publication.

Editorial/format changes were made where necessary, to include recent organization name changes. Revision bars were not used when changes are insignificant in nature.

 

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