ArcGIS for Aviation: Charting

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Key Features

ArcGIS for Aviation: Charting includes tools and features to enable aeronautical information management and database-driven cartographic production of aeronautical charts.

Data Management Tools

  • Geodesic feature creation via a parameter-based editing wizard (Feature Builder).
  • Rule-based validation on the fly during editing, with user configurable, table-based rules engine
  • Robust visualization and publishing tools to share central database content as Web services
  • Temporal support for cyclical production (28-day product cycles) via long transaction (database versions)
  • Import and export of AIXM 4.5 and produce charts using AIXM 5.1 enabled through the ArcGIS Data Interoperability extension
  • Ability to manage obstacle data using an eTOD compliant data model and automated Obstacle Identification Surface

Product Management Tools

  • Automated text generation and management utilities to batch-generate annotation and manage multiscale annotation classes
  • Masking management to store and share masking rules in a database providing uniform application of masks
  • Data-driven chart surrounds to automate generation and update of tabular information

Workflow Management Tools

  • Workflow management and tracking to manage GIS and non-GIS workflows, control processes, track job progress, and maintain feature edit history
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The Feature Builder tool enables the creation of complex aeronautical features.

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Use Product Library to organize and store aeronautical data and products.

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Use Obstacle Identification Surface geoprocessing tools to analyze and manage obstacle data.

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Sample Low Enroute Instrument Chart created using ArcGIS for Aviation: Charting.