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AIM Advanced

AIXM 4.5 Advanced


This course will enable the participant to create, edit and export to CSV a basic database using Excel, map data from CSV files, Databases and Snapshot to XML (AIXM-Update) using MapForce. Practical hands on to edit, validate and correct AIXM-Update files using Altova Spy and check, explain and repair level A errors from SDO Upload Status Report. Prerequisite: AICM/AIXM 4.5 Basic Course. Teaching methods include Classroom. This course is open to current and future AIS/AIM Officers. This course is administered with a minimum of 4 participants.

Course content

  • Editing raw data
    • SDO Reports as a source of data
    • Microsoft Excel - most common formulas and functions for aeronautical information purposes
  • Related entities in a database
    • Database principles
    • Databases with Microsoft Access
    • Relation among tables
  • Uploading valid AIXM files to Static database
  • AIXM Message (Altova MapForce)
    • Altova Mapforce: Basics
    • Mapping
    • Libraries, filters and conditions
    • Saving resulting XML file
  • Editing AIXM messages (Altova Spy)
    • Altova Spy: Basics
    • Edition of AIXM messages
    • Check and validation against the AIXM 4.5 schema
  • Exercises
5 days
Price per participant:
1,950 EUR

Scheduled dates

None, request by mail