Leaders in Aeronautical Information Management

AICM/AIXM 5.1 Basic


Duration: 5 days

Code AIM-5.1B Categories: ,


With the completion of this course, participants will be familiar with today’s data models for Aeronautical Information storage and exchange as well as created their own model. Also, participants will be introduced to the basics of UML, forcing on Class Diagrams, as well as to AIXM 5.1 and analyse its requirements. They will study the AIXM 5.1 UML Model and create their own xml code based on their own model to the basics of GML. Additionally, participants will receive an introduction to the basics of XML and GML and will create their own GML code based on their own model. The AIXM 5.1 XML Model/Schema will also be studied.

Teaching methods include Classroom and virtual. This course is open to current and future AIS/AIM Officers. This course is administered with a minimum of 4 participants.

Course content

Data models for aeronautical information storage and exchange

  • AICM and AIXM Overview
  • Airport Mapping Exchange Model (AMXM)
  • Weather Information Exchange Model (WXXM)
  • Airport Network Information Exchange Model (ANXM)
  • Flight Information Exchange Model (FIXM)
  • Terrain Information Exchange Specification (TIXS)
  • System Wide Information Management (SWIM)
  • ATM Information Reference Model (AIRM)
  • The Future of the data exchange models

Introduction to AIXM

  • Current and future AIM information flows
  • Version update to AIXM 5.1.1
  • Future AIXM versions
    AIXM 5.1 Requirements and approach
  • Approach
  • Architecture
  • Requirements Analysis and Design
  • AIXM 5.1 and GML

UML Basic Concepts

  • The class model
  • Database modelling

AIXM 5.1 UML Model

  • UML Modelling conventions
  • Other aspects of the model

XML Basic Concepts

  • Getting to know XML
  • Well-formed XML File
  • Valid XML file

Geography Markup Language

  • Geometries in GML
  • GML Core and application schemas
  • Dictionaries
  • XML and GML

AIXM 5.1 XML Model/Schema

  • AIXM – core XSD
  • Mapping inheritance
  • Mapping Name of Classes
  • Mapping Features
  • Mapping Objects
  • Mapping Choices
  • Mapping relationship to Objects
  • Mapping relationship to Features
  • Mapping Data Types
Duration: 5 days

Additional information

Scheduled dates

May 20-24 2024 – Madrid, July 24-28 2024 – Madrid, Sep 23-27 2024 – Madrid, Nov 18-22 2024 – Madrid, On demand


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