The AIP forms the basic element of the Aeronautical Information Products. It contains aeronautical information of a permanent nature and temporary changes to this information of long duration. It is the task of each AIS to provide a comprehensive document, to maintain it up to date and to make it simple to use.
NOTAM: A notice distributed by means of telecommunication 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.
Aeronautical Chart: A representation of a portion of the Earth, its culture and relief, specifically designated to meet the requirements of air navigation.