Questions tagged [aeronautical-information]

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How to obtain transformation parameters between the Vertical Reference System EGM-96 and a Local Geoid Model? [closed]

Dear Mr/Mrs Geodesy Engineer, Cartographers and AIS Specialists I have a quite deep question here, AIP data locations are determined by geographic coordinates /X & Y axis/ and vertical values /Z ...
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Why do we see “page intentionally left blank” so often in aviation related documents?

In aviation, we see the phrase "This page is intentionally left blank" quite often in documents like POHs, AIP etc. I can't remember seeing this in any other field. Why is that the case? Why do we see ...
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How are change-overs between regional air traffic patterns communicated? [duplicate]

The airport near me that has two major landing/takeoff patterns part of a large regional air traffic control plan involving other major international airports (SFO/OAK/SJC) The duplicate-cited ...
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How to calculate the best climb rate and glide rate?

Considering the lift equation $$L = C_L \frac{1}{2}\rho v^2 s$$ Given $P$ is 1,000 ft, $\rho$ is 0.002308, and $V$ is the cruise speed of a Piper Archer or 126 knots, we get $$L = (0.4) (0.002308) (...
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Which countries provide the parameters for their national height reference model in the AIP?

There is a standard in Annex 15 1.2.2.3 "When a geoid model other than the EGM-96 model is used, a description of the model used, including the parameters required for height transformation between ...
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Where to find information on ILS categories at European airports?

I have a list of airports in Europe and I need to find up-to-date information about ILS categories (I, II, IIIa, IIIb or IIIc) at these airports. Does anyone know where I could find such data ...
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Which aerodromes are in the scope of ICAO recommendations?

I'm looking for a clarification of how aerodrome characteristics are regulated in a country which has signed the ICAO Chicago Convention (more on Wikipedia). To guide the answer, I'm providing a list ...