Category Archive — FAA
DATE: May 27, 2011 AD #: 2011-12-51 Emergency airworthiness directive (AD) 2011-12-51 is sent to owners and operators of Dassault Aviation Model FALCON 7X airplanes. BackgroundThe European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), which is the Technical Agent for the Member States of the European Community, has issued Emergency Airworthiness Directive 2011-0102-E, dated May 26, 2011 (referred [...]
REDUCED VERTICAL SEPARATION MINIMUM (RVSM) MONITORING REQUIREMENTS BACKGROUND 1. The height-keeping performance of aircraft is a key element in ensuring the safe operations of RVSM airspace. The RVSM monitoring standards established in paragraph 3 are considered the minimum requirement needed to maintain the safety of operations in RVSM designated airspace. 2. In conjunction with internationally [...]
The FAA has changed the designation of RNP-SAAAR Approaches to RNP-Approval Required or RNP-AR. This will keep US based procedures in line with ICAO terms for Performance Based Navigation. AC 90-101A can be found here!
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