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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