Final: FAA Issues Rule on RNAV Ops in Remote Locations/Mountainous Terrain | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Airborne Unlimited -- Recent Daily Episodes

Episode Date

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Airborne On ANN

Airborne 02.08.16

Airborne 02.09.16

Airborne 02.03.16

Airborne 02.04.16

Airborne 02.05.16

Airborne Hi-Def On YouTube

Airborne 02.08.16

Airborne 02.09.16

Airborne 02.03.16

Airborne 02.04.16

Airborne 02.05.16

Sat, May 02, 2009

Final: FAA Issues Rule on RNAV Ops in Remote Locations/Mountainous Terrain

The Helicopter Association International is circulating word about the publication of a final rule and is seeking comments regarding RNAV Ops in the boonies -- despite the fact that the rule, at this point, is a done deal. The FAA's issuance of a final rule amends the regulations to allow the use of published Obstacle Departure Procedures (ODP) or an alternative procedure or route assigned by Air Traffic Control (ATC). The final rule amends the requirements to facilitate compliance and accurately reflect operating conditions in areas in which the terrain impedes communications.

The final rule also amended the communication and navigation equipment requirements for aircraft operations under Visual Flight Rules (VFR). The FAA determined that compliance with the new communications requirements may not be possible in remote locations and areas of mountainous terrain. This final rule is adopted without prior notice and public comment, but the public may comment prior to the effective date of the rule.

This amendment becomes effective June 30, 2009. Commends must be received by June 1, 2009 and should be identified by Docket Number FAA-2002-14002. To submit online, go to http://www.regulations.gov and follow the instructions for sending your comments. To mail, send comments to Docket Operations, M-30, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., West Building Ground Floor, Room W12-140, Washington DC 20590. To fax, send comments to Docket Operations at 202-493-2251.

FMI: www.hai.org, http://www3.verticalgateway.com/portals/12/rotornews/May%2009/74%20FR%2020202.pdf

Advertisement

More News

Airborne 02.09.16: Garmin ADS-B TXP, LEO Helo v UAV, CA Mid-Air

Also: Blue Origin, Aero-Calendar, FA Legislation, F-35C Update, Delta Succession, First SLS Flight, PWC History Garmin has a game changer going as they announced their new GTX 345 >[...]

AD: Airbus Helicopters Deutschland GmbH Helicopters

AD NUMBER: 2016-03-05 PRODUCT: Airbus Helicopters Deutschland GmbH (Airbus Helicopters) Model MBB-BK 117 C-2 helicopters with a certain Goodrich rescue hoist damper unit (damper un>[...]

AD: Turbomeca S.A. Turboshaft Engines

AD NUMBER: 2016-03-02 PRODUCT: All Turbomeca S.A. ARRIEL 2C, 2C1, 2C2, 2S1, and 2S2 turboshaft engines with modification TU34 or TU34A installed.>[...]

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (02.10.16)

Drone Webinar Video One of the hottest segments of aviation right now involves Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS), commonly called drones. Whether for fun, for agriculture or for first >[...]

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (02.10.16): Clear Air Turbulence (CAT)

Turbulence encountered in air where no clouds are present. This term is commonly applied to high-level turbulence associated with wind shear.>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2016 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC