Explanation of Changes
Direct questions through appropriate facility/service center office
to the office of primary responsibility (OPR)
recommendations for PROCEDURAL CHANGES
This change specifies the Air Traffic
Control Procedures Office (ATCPO) as the central collection point for
any changes to this order. This change cancels and incorporates N JO
7210.798, Recommendations for Procedural Changes, effective January 6,
This change adds an example for
service providers when answering public access telephone lines.
b. 3-9-1. MINIMUM
VECTORING ALTITUDE CHARTS (MVAC) FOR FACILITIES PROVIDING APPROACH
This change adds procedures for
facilities that use FUSION in their development of MVA Charts,
and revises references to the National Flight Procedures Group to the
ATC Products Group, due to recent reorganizations. This change cancels
and incorporates N JO 7210.794, Minimum Vectoring Altitude Charts (MVAC)
for Facilities Providing Terminal Approach Control Services, effective
November 21, 2011.
c. 4-6-4. FAA
FORM 7230-4, DAILY RECORD OF FACILITY OPERATION
4-6-5. PREPARATION OF FAA FORM 7230-4
This change clarifies the requirement
for all Air Traffic Control facilities to use the electronic version of
FAA Form 7230-4, Daily Record of Facility Operation, provided in CEDAR,
excluding Federal contract towers (FCT) and FAA flight service stations.
This change cancels and incorporates N JO 7210.789, Comprehensive
Electronic Data Analysis and Reporting (CEDAR), effective October 19,
MONITORING THE PRESIDENTIAL AIRCRAFT FLIGHT
To avoid confusion and ensure proper
monitoring of appropriate aircraft, this paragraph is changed to clearly
define which individuals and what aircraft are considered Presidential.
These changes include clarifying that the provisions of this paragraph
apply to the President, Vice President, or EXEC1F aircraft. Specific
duties or actions of the air traffic controller have not changed. This
change further defines those specific flights that require special
handling under the provisions of this paragraph and eliminates the
possibility of continued misinterpretation. This change cancels and
incorporates N JO 7210.808, The President, Vice President, and EXEC1F
Aircraft Monitoring, effective April 27, 2012.
SIMULTANEOUS ILS/MLS APPROACHES
Appendix 4. Glide Slope Outage Waiver
New procedures allow continued use of
ILS approaches with a glide slope unusable. Periods of 29 days or less
require an approved contingency plan and periods of 30 days or more
require an AOV-approved waiver in addition to the approved contingency
plan. The glide slope out contingency plan must be approved by Terminal
Safety and Operations Support, ATO Safety, AOV, and AFS-400 prior to
conducting ILS (glide slope unusable) operations and must include a
detailed plan of how the facility will mitigate the loss of the glide
slope to their respective runway pairing. This change cancels and
incorporates N JO 7210.802, Simultaneous Dependent and Independent
Approaches, effective January 18, 2012.
PRECISION RUNWAY MONITOR-SIMULTANEOUS OFFSET INSTRUMENT APPROACHES
This change removes the requirement of
pilots not qualified to accept PRM approaches to contact the FAA Command
Center prior to departure. This change cancels and incorporates N JO
7210.792, Precision Runway Monitor-Simultaneous Offset Instrument
Approaches, effective October 7, 2011.
g. 17-5-10. NTML PROCEDURES
The use of the word ôverbally"
presents a possibility of misrepresentation. Therefore, the word
ôverbally" is deleted. This change cancels and incorporates N JO
7210.790, National Traffic Management Log (NTML) Procedures, effective
October 24, 2011.
h. 17-5-12. DELAY
This change adds the requirement to
log in NTML, or daily log if the facility does not have NTML, that the
verbal notification was made. This change cancels and incorporates N JO
7210.806, Delay Reporting, effective March 19, 2012.
EXPLANATION OF TERMS
These changes add new entries for
Explanation of Terms and add Field Facility responsibilities. This
change cancels and incorporates N JO 7210.793, Traffic Flow Management
(TFM) system, effective November 15, 2011.
j. Chapter 17.
Traffic Management National, Center, and Terminal; Section 23. Route
This additional section incorporates
route testing into the validation process. This change cancels and
incorporates N JO 7210.799, Route Test, effective January 6, 2012.
Additional editorial/ format changes
were made where necessary. Revision bars were not used because of the
insignificant nature of these changes.