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Radar Information Service

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Content source: EUROCONTROL EUROCONTROL
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Description

Radar Information Service (RIS) is a service provided as an adjunct to a Flight Information Service. An RIS may provide identified aircraft with:

a) information regarding any aircraft observed to be on a conflicting path with the radar-identified aircraft and suggestions or advice regarding avoiding action;
b) information on the position of significant weather and, as practicable, advice to the aircraft on how best to circumnavigate any such areas of adverse weather
c) information to assist the aircraft in its navigation.

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