Reduced Vertical Separation Minimum (RVSM)

Reduced Vertical Separation Minimum (RVSM)

Reduced Vertical Separation Minimum (RVSM) covers initial and recurrent training for pilots operating within U.S. Domestic or oceanic RVSM airspace.

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Our Reduced Vertical Separation Minimum (RVSM) course provides essential knowledge for pilots authorized to operate between FL 290 and FL410. You’ll learn how to safely operate with increased airspace capacity and take advantage of more fuel efficient altitudes.

For Part 135, Part 125, and Part 91 pilot training, this course fulfills the training requirements for operations in reduced vertical separation minimum airspace and provides important information on requirements, policies, and procedures for participating in RVSM airspace.

Topics Addressed
  • RVSM and Requirements
  • RVSM Procedures
  • Turbulence, MWA, Communications, and Contingency Actions
  • The Effects of RVSM on TCAS

Requirements and Resources

  • 14 CFR Part 91 Appendix G, Section 3(b)(2)
  • 14 CFR Part 124.287(5)
  • 14 CFR Part 135.345(a)(4)
  • FAA order 8900.1 Vol 4, Chapter 10, Section 1, paragraph 4-1236
  • AC 91-85
  • ICAO Doc 4444
  • EUR Doc 034

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