reduced vertical separation minimum

reduced vertical separation minimum (RVSM)

The application of 1,000 ft vertical separation above FL (flight level) 290 between RVSM-certified aircraft within the RVSM transition area and within MNPS (minimum navigation performance specifications) airspace.
i. The production of a negative, diapositive, or print at a scale smaller than the original.
ii. The conversion of raw measured values of meteorological data into graphs or charts.
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CSSI has a 17-year history of providing separation standards support, and has played a role in the development and implementation of Reduced Vertical Separation Minimum in the United States and abroad.
Above FL270, they're required to use 2000 feet between stacked planes, with the exception of aircraft that are qualified for Reduced Vertical Separation Minimum. RVSM-capable traffic only requires the original 1000-foot vertical separation.
ERA's HMU is now able to support the monitoring tasks for the Reduced Vertical Separation Minimum (RVSM) program that recently started in the airspace above Russia and the countries of the Eurasia region.
S/N 6005 will participate in the reduced vertical separation minimum testing.
On 9 July the Navy authorized the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet to fly in Reduced Vertical Separation Minimum (RSVM) airspace, between 29,000 and 41,000 feet.
The first project deals with cooperative software and systems upgrades, while the second project provides technical data analysis and testing to enable national certification officials to authorize C-130J operations in reduced vertical separation minimum airspace.
Reduced vertical separation minimum (RVSM) services are being introduced on flight path A593 between Japan and China, but not on the SADLI section adjoining Chinese and North Korean airspace.
GAO reviewed the Department of Transportation (DOT), Federal Aviation Administration's new rule on reduced vertical separation minimum in domestic United States airspace.
THE REDUCED Vertical Separation Minimum (RVSM) programme was launched across the airspace of 41 European states on January 24.
S/N 6005, which has been turned over to the Flight Test department for outfitting, will participate in the reduced vertical separation minimum testing.
The FAA type certification for the Mustang includes single-pilot operation, day/night operations, visual and instrument flight rules (VFR/IFR), and operations in reduced vertical separation minimum (RVSM) airspace.
Recent avionics upgrades have allowed many of the CFLSW C-9s to operate in the new international reduced vertical separation minimum standards that are currently in place in 41 European and African countries.
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