Occurrence Reporting

For those of you on a UK Overseas Territories register, the reporting of occurrences (defined as hazardous or potentially hazardous incidents and defects) has been changed. The details are described in Issue 5 of OTAC 13 Occurrence Reporting, which has been substantially revised. Apart from making the requirements easier to understand, the main change is … Continued

Merry Christmas

The team at Aviation Info Tech want to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas! Merry Christmas From Aviation Info Tech What a 2017 it’s been! We’ve have been able to help more people and organisations with their aircraft operations manual requirements than ever before We’ve had communication from across the world to discuss our bespoke … Continued

Minimum Equipment List from Aviation InfoTech

The Minimum Equipment List from Aviation InfoTech is a custom MEL, designed to your aircraft’s exact specifications. All of the aircraft’s Operations and Maintenance procedures are detailed measures required by law in the MEL to ensure you can operate your aircraft safely with assessed operative equipment. The Minimum Equipment List Training and Policy Manual provides essential training and policy requirements inherent to operating within … Continued

Minimum Equipment List Explained

Aviation Info Tech explain the importance and necessity of a Minimum Equipment List (MEL)for your aircraft A Minimum Equipment List is a document that all aircraft operators must use to earn assistance from The Federal Aviation Regulations meaning that all insatlled equipment featured on the aircraft be operative at flight time. The MEL is a … Continued

New SID and STAR clearances

Nav Canada has published a clear video on the latest RT calls for SIDs and STARs. See http://blog.navcanada.ca/new-phraseology-sids-stars/

N-Reg operators with EFVS flying in Europe

European Part-NCC operators are not permitted to continue the approach below 100′ above TDZE – after having seen the required items – using the EFVS. They must use natural vision. FAA Part 91 operators in the US are permitted to continue to use their enhanced vision – See AC 90-106A. Also, Part-NCC operators require an … Continued

Think before checking your ADS-B

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has received reports of transponder and ADS-B OUT system ground test events in which information, including simulated altitude, was transmitted from the test aircraft and received by aircraft inflight. In at least one instance, an ADS-B OUT system ground test created a false airborne target that generated a TCASS RA … Continued

MNPS has died – Long Live NAT HLA

As you may already be aware, North Atlantic Minimum Navigation Performance Specification area (MNPS) ceased to exist under that name at the end of January 2016.  The same physical chunk of airspace is now called the North Atlantic High Level Airspace (NAT HLA). The granting of MNPS approvals therefore terminated on that date for new … Continued

Iridium SATCOM

If you are equipped with an Iridium Satellite phone and use it as an alternative or backup for LRNS operations, you may need it have it modified. See FAA Info 15008  http://content.govdelivery.com/attachments/USAFAA/2015/08/13/file_attachments/416333/InFO15008.pdf If you selected an Inmarsat SATVOICE system, relax!  The message does not apply to you