To use this product you need to have PDF viewer installed in your computer, for example Adobe Acrobat Reader. AIP environment is compatible with Adobe Acrobat Reader 9.0 or later.
The menu on the left is in the form of a resource tree. To open or close a tree, click on its plus or minus signs. Click the menu links to open the actual AIP pages in PDF form.
To view an amendment, click on the AMDT link in the upper menu. On the AMDT page, there is a list of cover page and changed files. The WEF date for the amendment is the same as AIP's. In other words, the files in the AIP and in the amendment are nowadays the same.
Verifying a PDF file
All PDF files in AIP have been verified by a certificate. A certified document assures the recipient that the document is authentic, comes from a verified source, and has not been tampered with.
Geospatial PDF products
The geospatial features of a PDF file can be exploited in the maps of AIP. The geospatial PDF product can be used for example to search and to mark coordinates, and it can be used for locating devices. The functionality can be found for example in Adobe Acrobat Reader version 9.0 or later.
Using georeferencing in Adobe Acrobat Reader: Edit - Analysis - Geospatial Location Tool. The settings to enable minutes and seconds to use in aviation: Edit - Preferences - Measuring (Geo) - Latitude and Longitude Format.