Approximately 100 aerodromes are depicted on visual operation and aerodrome charts. Some tourist information about the aerodromes and the surroundings helps pilots to decide on a certain destination. In addition to the hours of operation of the aerodrome, the book describes available fuel types and aeronautical information services. Information about additional aerodromes – giving coordinates, runway length, surface of the runway and frequencies – complement the book.
Pilots of VFR flights abroad have to observe special regulations. For example, pilots have to familiarise themselves with the special features of the airspace structure and find out whether they need to file a flight plan. The “Cross Border Information”
Furthermore, the book helps pilots to plan their flights by providing lots of useful information. A glossary explains more than 1,200 acronyms and abbreviations in aviation. Symbols at aerodromes are also described. Pilots are given details about meteorological reports and weather phenomena symbols. Numerous NOTAM examples show how the information is usually displayed in other countries.
The publication also contains tables for calculating sunrise and sunset times and conversion formulas for units of distance, speeds, liquids and weights.
“Cross Border Information”
This bilingual book (German and English) can be purchased online at
www.dfs-aviationshop.de or from distributors of aeronautical products. It costs EUR 34.90.
We will gladly send you the digital image of the book cover on request.
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DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung GmbH is a State-owned company under private law and ensures the safe and punctual handling of flights. DFS has the following business units: Control Centre, Tower, Aeronautical Solutions, Aeronautical Information Management.