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    AIRWORTHINESS APPROVAL OF ENHANCED VISION SYSTEM, SYNTHETIC VISION SYSTEM, COMBINED VISION SYSTEM, AND ENHANCED FLIGHT VISION SYSTEM EQUIPMENT

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-2016

    Publisher:  Federal Aviation Administration

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    Chapter 1 - Introduction
    Chapter 2 - Vision Systems Overview
    Chapter 3 - Airworthiness Package Contents
    Chapter 4 - System Criteria
    Chapter 5 - Systems Installation Considerations
    Chapter 6 - Performance Evaluation
    Appendix A - FAA EFVS 14 CFR Compliance (Partial List)
    Appendix B - EFVS Approach System and EFVS Landing
                 System Systems Safety Guidance
    Appendix C - EFVS Approach System and II Safety Standards
    Appendix D - Sample EFVS Approach System Flight Test Considerations
    Appendix E - Sample Flight Test Considerations for EFVS Landing System
    Appendix F - Sample Airplane Flight Manual (AFM) Supplement
    Appendix G - Installation of Enhanced Vision System and or/Synthetic
                 Vision System on Rotorcraft
    Appendix H - Additional Part 23 Considerations for Enhanced Vision
                 System/or Synthetic Vision System for Situation
    Awareness Only
    Appendix I - Definitions and Acronyms
    Appendix J - Related Publications
    Appendix K - Advisory Circular Feedback Information

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    Specifies guidance on airworthiness approval of enhanced vision system (EVS), synthetic vision system (SVS), combined vision system (CVS), and enhanced flight vision system (EFVS) equipment installation.

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    Development Note Supersedes FAA AC 23-26. (10/2010)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Federal Aviation Administration
    Status Current

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    FAA AC 23.1311-1 : 2011 INSTALLATION OF ELECTRONIC DISPLAY IN PART 23 AIRPLANES
    SAE ARP 5677 : 2012 HUMAN ENGINEERING CONSIDERATIONS FOR AIRBORNE IMPLEMENTATION OF ENHANCED SYNTHETIC VISION SYSTEMS
    FAA AC 20-181 : 2014 AIRWORTHINESS APPROVAL OF ATTITUDE HEADING REFERENCE SYSTEM (AHRS) EQUIPMENT
    FAA AC 25-11 : 2014 ELECTRONIC FLIGHT DISPLAYS
    FAA AC 90-106 : 2017 ENHANCED FLIGHT VISION SYSTEMS
    SAE ARP 6467 : 2014 HUMAN FACTORS MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE FLIGHT DECK DISPLAY OF DATA LINKED NOTICES TO AIRMEN (NOTAMS)
    FAA AC 20-185 : 2015 AIRWORTHINESS APPROVAL OF SYNTHETIC VISION GUIDANCE SYSTEM
    FAA AC 20-138 : 2014 AIRWORTHINESS APPROVAL OF POSITIONING AND NAVIGATION SYSTEMS

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    FAA AC 27-1 : 2008 CERTIFICATION OF NORMAL CATEGORY ROTORCRAFT
    RTCA DO 200B : 2015 STANDARDS FOR PROCESSING AERONAUTICAL DATA
    FAA AC 23.1311-1 : 2011 INSTALLATION OF ELECTRONIC DISPLAY IN PART 23 AIRPLANES
    FAA AC 25.629-1 : 2014 AEROELASTIC STABILITY SUBSTANTIATION OF TRANSPORT CATEGORY AIRPLANES
    RTCA DO 178 : C2011 SOFTWARE CONSIDERATIONS IN AIRBORNE SYSTEMS AND EQUIPMENT CERTIFICATION
    FAA AC 25-11 : 2014 ELECTRONIC FLIGHT DISPLAYS
    FAA AC 25.1329-1 : 2016 APPROVAL OF FLIGHT GUIDANCE SYSTEMS
    FAA AC 90-106 : 2017 ENHANCED FLIGHT VISION SYSTEMS
    FAA 8110.4 : 2011 TYPE CERTIFICATION
    SAE ARP 4754 : 2010 GUIDELINES FOR DEVELOPMENT OF CIVIL AIRCRAFT AND SYSTEMS
    FAA AC 25-23 : 0 AIRWORTHINESS CRITERIA FOR THE INSTALLATION APPROVAL OF A TERRAIN AWARENESS AND WARNING SYSTEM (TAWS) FOR PART 25 AIRPLANES
    RTCA DO 254 : 2000 DESIGN ASSURANCE GUIDANCE FOR AIRBORNE ELECTRONIC HARDWARE
    SAE ARP 5589 : 2005 HUMAN ENGINEERING CONSIDERATIONS FOR DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION OF PERSPECTIVE FLIGHT GUIDANCE DISPLAYS
    SAE ARP 4761 : 1996 GUIDELINES AND METHODS FOR CONDUCTION THE SAFETY ASSESSMENT PROCESS ON CIVIL AIRBORNE SYSTEMS AND EQUIPMENT
    FAA AC 120-57 : 0 SURFACE MOVEMENT GUIDANCE AND CONTROL SYSTEM
    SAE ARP 4101 : 1988 FLIGHT DECK LAYOUT AND FACILITIES
    FAA AC 23-18 : 0 INSTALLATION OF TERRAIN AWARENESS AND WARNING SYSTEM (TAWS) APPROVED FOR PART 23 AIRPLANES
    FAA AC 25.1523-1 : 0 MINIMUM FLIGHTCREW
    FAA AC 25.571-1 : 2011 DAMAGE TOLERANCE AND FATIGUE EVALUATION OF STRUCTURE
    SAE ARP 4105 : 2012 ABBREVIATIONS, ACRONYMS, AND TERMS FOR USE ON THE FLIGHT DECK
    RTCA DO 309 : 2008 MINIMUM OPERATIONAL PERFORMANCE STANDARDS (MOPS) FOR HELICOPTER TERRAIN AWARENESS AND WARNING SYSTEM (HTAWS) AIRBORNE EQUIPMENT
    FAA AC 23.1309-1 : 2011 SYSTEM SAFETY ANALYSIS AND ASSESSMENT FOR PART 23 AIRPLANES
    FAA AC 120-76 : 2017 AUTHORIZATION FOR USE OF ELECTRONIC FLIGHT BAGS
    SAE AS 8055A : 2015 MINIMUM PERFORMANCE STANDARD FOR AIRBORNE HEAD UP DISPLAY (HUD)
    FAA AC 120-29 : 0 CRITERIA FOR APPROVAL OF CATEGORY 1 AND CATEGORY 2 WEATHER MINIMA FOR APPROACH
    RTCA DO 276 : C2015 USER REQUIREMENTS FOR TERRAIN AND OBSTACLE DATA
    FAA AC 29-2 : 2008 CERTIFICATION OF TRANSPORT CATEGORY ROTORCRAFT
    FAA AC 25.1309-1 : 0 SYSTEM DESIGN AND ANALYSIS
    SAE ARP 5288 : 2001 TRANSPORT CATEGORY AIRPLANE HEAD UP DISPLAY (HUD) SYSTEMS
    RTCA DO 315 : B2011 MINIMUM AVIATION SYSTEM PERFORMANCE STANDARDS (MASPS) FOR ENHANCED VISION SYSTEMS, SYNTHETIC VISION SYSTEMS, COMBINED VISION SYSTEMS AND ENHANCED FLIGHT VISION SYSTEMS
    FAA 8110.54 : 2010 INSTRUCTIONS FOR CONTINUED AIRWORTHINESS RESPONSIBILITIES, REQUIREMENTS, AND CONTENTS
    SAE AS 8034 : 2011 MINIMUM PERFORMANCE STANDARD FOR AIRBORNE MULTIPURPOSE ELECTRONIC DISPLAYS
    SAE ARP 4102 : 1988 FLIGHT DECK PANELS, CONTROLS, AND DISPLAYS
    SAE ARP 5677 : 2012 HUMAN ENGINEERING CONSIDERATIONS FOR AIRBORNE IMPLEMENTATION OF ENHANCED SYNTHETIC VISION SYSTEMS
    SAE ARP 4103 : 2014 FLIGHT DECK LIGHTING FOR COMMERCIAL TRANSPORT AIRCRAFT
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