Definition of notam in English:

notam

Syllabification: no·tam
Pronunciation: /ˈnōtəm
 
/
(also Notam)

noun

A written notification issued to pilots before a flight, advising them of circumstances relating to the state of flying.
More example sentences
  • But at the same time, the association maintained a red ‘warning’ box on its Web site, with a ‘crawl’ that urged pilots to check notams before each flight.
  • On March 30, a day after the crash, the FAA issued a second notam for Aspen that explicitly banned all night instrument landings.
  • The NTSB said that the crew of the GIII had received the notam before takeoff from California, but it is investigating why ATC at Aspen did not get a copy.

Origin

1940s: from no(tice) t(o) a(ir)m(en).

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