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Flight Simulation Training Device Qualification (FSTD)

Information Bulletins

FSTD Information Bulletins are an information tool that alerts and educates the aviation community by providing information regarding compliance with Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) part 60 pertaining to the Evaluation and Qualification of Flight Simulation Training Devices (FSTD).

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Bulletin Number Title Current Revision Date
18-02 (PDF) Modeling for FSTD Qualification Runway Status Lights (RWSL) and Land and Hold Short Operations (LAHSO) 9/20/2018
18-01 (PDF) Offshore Standard Approach Procedures (OSAP), Airborne Radar Approaches (ARA), and Helicopter Enroute Descent Areas (HEDA) 8/11/2018
17-01 (PDF) Evaluation of FSTD Ground Handling Models for Bounced Landing Recovery Training 10/05/2017
16-03 (PDF) Objective Motion Cueing Test Implementation 04/11/2016
16-02 (PDF) Realistic Gusting Crosswind Profiles for FSTD Qualification 05/03/2019
16-01 (PDF) 14 CFR Part 60 Deviation Requests and Processing 04/11/2016
14-02 (PDF) Helicopter FSTD Vibration and Buffet QTG Evaluation 04/25/2014
14-01 (PDF) FSTD Evaluation and Qualification for Full Stall Training Tasks 04/27/2018
12-01 (PDF) Enhanced Taxiway Markings and Low Visibility Operations / Surface Movement Guidance and Control System Operations (SMGCS) 02/07/2012
11-05 (PDF) FSTD Evaluation and Qualification for Upset Prevention and Recovery Training (UPRT) Tasks 02/22/2018
11-04 (PDF) FSTD Evaluation and Qualification for Engine and Airframe Icing Training Tasks 02/22/2018
11-03 (PDF) Part 60 Compliant FSTD Statement of Qualification 12/14/2011
11-02 (PDF) Notification of FSTD Modification and Validation Data Updates 12/14/2011
10-03 (PDF) Class II and Class III Visual Airport Model Evaluation 06/17/2010
10-02 (PDF) Request for Initial or Continuing Evaluation of a Level 4 or 5 FSTD 01/12/2016
10-01 (PDF) Night Vision Goggle (NVG) Evaluation for Helicopter and Airplane Flight Simulation Training Devices 11/06/2017
09-05 (PDF) FSTD Qualification for RNP/AR 08/24/2016
09-04 (PDF) Windshear Training and Simulator Requirements 09/14/2009
09-01 (PDF) NSP Guidance on the Application of Non-Flight test Tolerances to Engineering Simulator Validation Data 03/26/2009
08-01 (PDF) Missing, Malfunctioning, or Inoperative Component (MMI) Reporting in Accordance with 14 CFR Part 60 07/14/2013
07-01 (PDF) Procedures for Discrepancy Closure and Request for Due Date Extension 07/14/2013
04-02 (PDF) Qualification of a Flight Simulation Training Device Under the Terms and Agreements of a Bilateral Agreement 08/20/2010
03-07 (PDF) Qualification of Flight Simulation Devices Located Outside the United States 02/20/2010
03-03 (PDF) Enhanced Flight Vision System (EFVS) FSTD Qualification 07-05-2012
03-02 (PDF) Head-Up Display (HUD) Simulator Qualification 06/14/2012
99-01 (PDF) Requesting Initial or Upgrade FSTD (Level 6 and above) Evaluations 04/05/2011

Last updated: Wednesday, November 17, 2021