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Did you know? Obstacle dataset ≠ AIP ENR 5.4 + AD 2.10. Intrigued?

𝗥𝗲𝗰𝗶𝗽𝗲: 𝗢𝗯𝘀𝘁𝗮𝗰𝗹𝗲 𝗱𝗮𝘁𝗮𝘀𝗼𝘂𝗽You may have heard of eTOD (electronic Terrain and Obstacle Data) and mistakenly thought it’s a single dataset. Spoiler alert: it isn’t. Like you don’t put 🧅oignons in your fruit salad, you don’t mix obstacles and terrain: they are different data formats. 𝗜𝗻𝗴𝗿𝗲𝗱𝗶𝗲𝗻𝘁𝘀🫛Obstacles🥣Obstacle areas Yes, this dataset only has 1 ingredient and the …

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Do you know the #aeronauticalinformation datasets that AIS shall publish?

Terrain and obstacle datasets were already an ICAO Annex 15 requirement since 2013. The 16th Edition brings 3 more. Let’s see the full list: ⛰️Terrain: grid of terrain elevations at defined geographical intervals🗼Obstacle: “vertical and horizontal extent of obstacles” plus metadata And the new datasets:📖AIP: the contents of the AIP, or whatever is available🤷 (more …

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Shall AIS Publish an AIP Dataset?

Shall AIS publish an AIP dataset❓ 𝘠𝘦𝘴❗ It is an ICAO requirement. What are the rules? For Annex 15 & PANS-AIM, datasets are full-fledged AIS products. Thus, all AIS globally🌐 shall either distribute them, or indicate their non-compliance🚫 in GEN 1.7. Is your AIP up-to-date? 📅The AIP dataset shall follow the same publication schedule as …

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Aeronautical Information Data Catalogue

✈️Did you know❓ICAO Doc 10066 introduces the #aeronauticalinformation Data Catalogue, an important tool in AIM. Also known as PANS-AIM (Procedures for Air Navigation Services – Aeronautical Information Management), Doc 10066 describes 𝗮𝗲𝗿𝗼𝗻𝗮𝘂𝘁𝗶𝗰𝗮𝗹 𝗳𝗲𝗮𝘁𝘂𝗿𝗲𝘀, 𝘁𝗵𝗲𝗶𝗿 𝗽𝗿𝗼𝗽𝗲𝗿𝘁𝗶𝗲𝘀, 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝘀𝗼𝗺𝗲 𝗾𝘂𝗮𝗹𝗶𝘁𝘆 𝗿𝗲𝗾𝘂𝗶𝗿𝗲𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁𝘀 in the Aeronautical Data Catalogue. The Catalogue is made of 10 “tables” (spreadsheet files), split into 1 to …

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latest updates of ICAO Annex 15 and Doc 8126

🔍✈️Did you know❓ Collecting #AeronauticalInformation has significantly evolved with the latest updates of ICAO Annex 15 and Doc 8126. 1️⃣Annex 15 introduces the concepts of 𝘖𝘳𝘪𝘨𝘪𝘯𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯 and 𝘖𝘳𝘪𝘨𝘪𝘯𝘢𝘵𝘰𝘳.• 𝘖𝘳𝘪𝘨𝘪𝘯𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯 is the creation or modification of aeronautical data or information.• 𝘖𝘳𝘪𝘨𝘪𝘯𝘢𝘵𝘰𝘳 merges the roles previously defined by Eurocontrol as Data Originator (entity responsible for data origination) and Data …

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