This handbook supersedes FAA-H-8261-16A, Instrument Procedures Handbook, dated 2015. It is designed as a technical reference for all pilots who operate under instrument flight rules (IFR) in the National Airspace System (NAS). It expands and updates information contained in the FAA-H-8083-15B, Instrument Flying Handbook, and introduces advanced information for IFR operations. Instrument flight instructors, instrument pilots, and instrument students will also find this handbook a valuable resource since it is used as a reference for the Airline Transport Pilot and Instrument Knowledge Tests and for the Practical Test Standards.
This Instrument Flying Handbook is designed for use by instrument flight instructors and pilots preparing for instrument rating tests. Instructors may find this handbook a valuable training aid as it includes basic reference material for knowledge testing and instrument flight training.
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This Manual has been developed to provide current information in the condensed form required for air navigation under instrument and/or visual flight conditions.
This section of the Jeppesen legend provides a general overview regarding the depiction of airport diagrams and associated information and briefly explains the symbology used on airport charts throughout the world.
Jeppesen Enroute Charts are compiled and constructed using the best available aeronautical and topographical reference charts. Most Jeppesen Enroute Charts use the Lambert Conformal Conic projection. The design is intended primarily for airway instrument navigation to be referenced to cockpit instruments.