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Enhanced Flight Vision Systems (EFVS)

Monochrome EFVS HUD Image of a runway

Contact the Flight Operations Group’s EFVS focal point (listed below) for assistance with EFVS operational policy. Operations and FAA personnel should refer to the current version of the following documents for guidance:

Number Title
§ 91.176 Straight-in landing operations below DA/DH or MDA using an Enhanced Flight Vision System (EFVS) under IFR
§ 61.66 Enhanced Flight Vision System (EFVS) Pilot Requirements
Advisory Circulars (AC)
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90-106 Enhanced Flight Vision Systems
20-167 Airworthiness Approval of Enhanced Vision System, Synthetic Vision System, Combined Vision System, and Enhanced Flight Vision System Equipment
FAA Internal Guidance
Number Title
Order 8900.1, Vol.4, Ch.17, § 1 Safety Assurance System: Evaluating an Application for OpSpec/MSpec/LOA C048, Enhanced Flight Vision System (EFVS) Operations
Order 8900.1, Vol.4, Ch.17, § 2 Safety Assurance System: Instructions to Complete OpSpec/MSpec/LOA C048, Enhanced Flight Vision System (EFVS) Operations

Additional Information

EFVS Focal Point: Scott McLellan
Phone: (202) 267-4363

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