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    ENHANCED FLIGHT VISION SYSTEMS

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-2017

    Publisher:  Federal Aviation Administration

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    Table of Contents - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    1 Introduction
    2 Regulatory Background, Definitions, and Types of EFVS Operations
    3 Flight Planning and Beginning or Continuing an Approach Under
       IFR Using EFVS-Equipped Aircraft
    4 EFVS Operational Concepts
    5 Pilot Training Requirements for EFVS Operations
    6 Recent Flight Experience, Proficiency Check, Competency Check,
       and Refresher Training Requirements for EFVS Operations
    7 Training for Dispatchers and Other Persons Authorized to Exercise
       Operational Control for EFVS Operations
    8 Aircraft Qualification and Maintenance Program Requirements
    9 Maintenance Training for EFVS Operations
    10 Operational Approval Process for EFVS Operations
    11 AC Feedback Form
    Appendix A - Acronyms and Abbreviations
    Appendix B - Definitions
    Appendix C - Related Regulations and Guidance

    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Gives flight planning, operational, training, and recent flight experience guidance for enhanced flight vision system (EFVS) approach operations.

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    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
    SAE ARP 6467 : 2014 HUMAN FACTORS MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE FLIGHT DECK DISPLAY OF DATA LINKED NOTICES TO AIRMEN (NOTAMS)
    FAA AC 20-167 : 2016 AIRWORTHINESS APPROVAL OF ENHANCED VISION SYSTEM, SYNTHETIC VISION SYSTEM, COMBINED VISION SYSTEM, AND ENHANCED FLIGHT VISION SYSTEM EQUIPMENT

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    FAA AC 120-108 : 2011 CONTINUOUS DESCENT FINAL APPROACH
    FAA AC 120-54 : 2006 ADVANCED QUALIFICATION PROGRAM
    FAA AC 25-11 : 2014 ELECTRONIC FLIGHT DISPLAYS
    FAA AC 20-167 : 2016 AIRWORTHINESS APPROVAL OF ENHANCED VISION SYSTEM, SYNTHETIC VISION SYSTEM, COMBINED VISION SYSTEM, AND ENHANCED FLIGHT VISION SYSTEM EQUIPMENT
    ICAO 7300 ANNEX 6-2 : 2008 ANNEX 6-2 TO THE CONVENTION ON INTERNATIONAL CIVIL AVIATION (ICAO 7300) - OPERATION OF AIRCRAFT - PART 2: INTERNATIONAL GENERAL AVIATION - AEROPLANES
    FAA AC 120-28 : 0 CRITERIA FOR APPROVAL OF CATEGORY 3 WEATHER MINIMA FOR TAKEOFF, LANDING, AND ROLLOUT
    FAA AC 120-57 : 0 SURFACE MOVEMENT GUIDANCE AND CONTROL SYSTEM
    FAA AC 120-71 : 2017 STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES AND PILOT MONITORING DUTIES FOR FLIGHT DECK CREWMEMBERS
    FAA AC 91-79 : 2016 MITIGATING THE RISKS OF A RUNWAY OVERRUN UPON LANDING
    ICAO 7300 ANNEX 6-3 : 2010 ANNEX 6-3 TO THE CONVENTION ON INTERNATIONAL CIVIL AVIATION (ICAO 7300) - OPERATION OF AIRCRAFT - PART 3: INTERNATIONAL OPERATIONS - HELICOPTERS
    SAE AS 8055A : 2015 MINIMUM PERFORMANCE STANDARD FOR AIRBORNE HEAD UP DISPLAY (HUD)
    ICAO 9365 : 2013 MANUAL OF ALL-WEATHER OPERATIONS
    FAA AC 120-29 : 0 CRITERIA FOR APPROVAL OF CATEGORY 1 AND CATEGORY 2 WEATHER MINIMA FOR APPROACH
    ICAO 7300 ANNEX 6-1 : 2010 ANNEX 6-1 TO THE CONVENTION ON INTERNATIONAL CIVIL AVIATION (ICAO 7300) - OPERATION OF AIRCRAFT - PART 1: INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL AIR TRANSPORT - AEROPLANES
    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 8000.94 : 2012 PROCEDURES FOR ESTABLISHING AIRPORT LOW-VISIBILITY OPERATIONS AND APPROVAL OF LOW-VISIBILITY OPERATIONS/SURFACE MOVEMENT GUIDANCE AND CONTROL SYSTEM OPERATIONS
    FAA AC 61-65 : 2017 CERTIFICATION: PILOTS AND FLIGHT AND GROUND INSTRUCTORS
    RTCA DO 341 : 2012 MINIMUM AVIATION SYSTEM PERFORMANCE STANDARDS (MASPS) FOR AN ENHANCED FLIGHT VISION SYSTEM TO ENABLE ALL-WEATHER APPROACH, LANDING AND ROLL-OUT TO A SAFE TAXI SPEED
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