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All NOTAMS & SNOWTAMS from all European countries.

For the most reliable NOTAM information you are advised to register for free at EAD-Eurocontrol - see below.


Airport and FIR Briefing

There are two very good websites to find all NOTAM's & SNOWTAM's for Europe

1. Norway

2. EAD-Eurocontrol (free registration)

Check for the latest information at your departure aerodrome.

Click for FIR/UIR Codes Lower Airspace                      Click for FIR/UIR Codes Upper Airspace.


Get the latest updates on FNS prototype activity, NOTAM policy changes, AIXM and other news from the AIM Directorate.


    



Easy Access to the World’s Largest Aeronautical Information Repository.

EAD Basic is EAD's free Public Access Service application for the general public. The solution allows you to browse the database for a limited set of aeronautical information via the World Wide Web.

EAD Basic is free of charge and can be accessed instantly, anytime and from anywhere.
The EAD Basic solution is specifically targeted at:

● private pilots, small airlines, airports, etc. (general and business aviation) With EADBasic you can quickly and easily:
● members of the public searching for aeronautical information     ● create ad-hoc Pre-flight Information Bulletins (PIB)
● operational staff dealing with AIS matters  ● generate standard aeronautical data reports
● training schools  ● browse Aeronautical Information Publication (AIP) and charts.
● software and flight simulator developers Link to EAD Eurocontrol

If you have news, a question or comment,  ask us and we will try to find it.


NOTAMs Due For Overhaul, Researchers Say

The way Notices to Airmen are written is confusing to pilots, and it can be difficult to extract important safety-of-flight information from the mass of data, researchers at the University of Central Florida, in Orlando, have found (winning them our thanks ... but possibly also our, "Gee, you think so?" award). "This is critical information, yet the way it's transmitted is vintage 1960s or 1970s at best," said Florian Jentsch, research director, who is also a CFI. "As a result, it's an extremely confusing system, and it's very difficult to find what you need." The notices should be written in "plain and simple" language instead of abbreviations that can confuse even experienced pilots, the researchers found. They also said the notices should be better organized so pilots can sort the data on their own and easily find important information pertaining to their flights. Critical characteristics of NOTAMs that the researchers panned are the use of all-capital letters and abbreviations, and the lack of a system that allows pilots an efficient way find the notices by time, place or altitude to figure out which ones are relevant. Jentsch and his research team gave written surveys to 77 pilots and dispatchers, most of whom indicated they want the notices to be written in "easy-to-read, plain language." Changes would make flying safer and more efficient and would also help pilots stay out of TFRs, Jentsch said. The format of NOTAMs today is basically the same as when the messages were sent by Teletype machines 30 years ago.

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New notam system must have pilot's needs in mind

 

 

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