category III operations

category III operations

With respect to the operation of aircraft, it means an ILS (instrument landing system) approach to the runway of an airport, using the Cat III ILS approach procedure issued by the national aviation regulatory authority or another appropriate agency. In Cat III operations, there is no decision height and the minimum RVR (runway visual range) is 700 ft.
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Also, because of the dense fog, Category III operations could not be carried out from 2.
The switch to full Category III operations took place Dec.
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Preliminary analysis of 100 approaches shows that sensor accuracy and integrity requirements for Category III operations were met.