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Pilot/Controller Glossary

3/29/18

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NOTAM

(See NOTICE TO AIRMEN.)

NOTAM [ICAO]

− A notice containing information

concerning the establishment, condition or change in
any aeronautical facility, service, procedure or
hazard, the timely knowledge of which is essential to
personnel concerned with flight operations.

a.

I Distribution

− Distribution by  means of

telecommunication.

b.

II Distribution

− Distribution by means other

than telecommunications.

NOTICE TO AIRMEN (NOTAM)

− A notice

containing information (not known sufficiently in
advance to publicize by other means) concerning the
establishment, condition,  or change in any
component (facility, service, or procedure of, or
hazard in the National Airspace System) the timely
knowledge of which is essential to personnel
concerned with flight operations.

NOTAM(D)

− A NOTAM given (in addition to local

dissemination) distant dissemination beyond the area
of responsibility of the Flight Service Station. These
NOTAMs will be stored and available until canceled.

c.

FDC NOTAM

− A NOTAM regulatory in

nature, transmitted by USNOF and given system
wide dissemination.

(See ICAO term NOTAM.)

NOTICES TO AIRMEN PUBLICATION

−  A

publication issued every 28 days, designed primarily
for the pilot, which contains NOTAMs, graphic
notices, and other information considered essential to
the safety of flight as well as supplemental data to
other aeronautical publications. The contraction
NTAP is used in NOTAM text.

(See NOTICE TO AIRMEN.)

NRR

(See NON

−RESTRICTIVE ROUTING.)

NRS

(See NAVIGATION REFERENCE SYSTEM.)

NTAP

(See NOTICES TO AIRMEN PUBLICATION.)

NUMEROUS TARGETS VICINITY (LOCA-
TION)

− A traffic advisory issued by ATC to advise

pilots that targets on the radar scope are too numerous
to issue individually.

(See TRAFFIC ADVISORIES.)

Pilot/Controller Glossary

2/28/19