Aeronautical Information Manual


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Aeronautical Information Manual (AIM)

A primary FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) publication whose purpose is to instruct airmen about operating in the National Airspace System of the United States. It provides basic flight information, ATC (air traffic control) procedures, and general instructional information concerning health, medical facts, factors affecting flight safety, accidents and hazard reporting, and types of aeronautical charts and their use.
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The Aeronautical Information Manual says the same thing, but is not drawn so clearly.
Your rendition of the Aeronautical Information Manual (AIM) traffic pattern diagram found in Figure 4-3-2 of that document is misleading in one subtle way: The leg labeled "upwind" initially and then "departure" where the aircraft are depicted leaving the traffic pattern.
The Aeronautical Information Manual (AIM) section 5-4-5 suggests following a visual glidepath indicator, if available, to be assured obstacle clearance.
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