Direct questions through appropriate facility/service center office staff
to the Office of Primary Interest (OPI)
2-1-4. OPERATIONAL PRIORITY
This change updates procedures and information regarding National Airborne Operations Center (NAOC) and Special Air Missions (SCOOT) missions, including mission notification procedures; clarifying use of the terms NAOC and SCOOT in air/ground communications; and approving special handling requests.
5-2-15. VALIDATION OF MODE C READOUT
This change modifies the reference of “coast/suspend tabular list" to a more generic “Coast/Suspend Status" to accommodate differences in operating systems used in the NAS. Additionally, formatting changes were made to subparagraphs to improve clarity.
5-5-9. SEPARATION FROM OBSTRUCTIONS
This change replaces current references to terminal airport surveillance radar systems ASR-9 and ASR-11, and their associated secondary radar systems with new terminology associated with the Mode S Beacon Replacement System (MSBRS).
5-9-7. SIMULTANEOUS INDEPENDENT APPROACHES- DUAL & TRIPLE
This change revises the currently published high update rate surveillance (HUR) runway centerline spacing (RCLS) distances to those articulated within the report with improved surveillance update rate conditions. Additionally, runway centerline distances articulated for monitoring approaches is revised to account for recently changed offset approach distances.
7-4-6. RNAV VISUAL FLIGHT PROCEDURES (RVFP)
This change provides specific guidance in the conduct of RNAV Visual Flight Procedures which have historically been covered in Flight Standards orders while the air traffic order has been silent.
Editorial changes include reference updates in paragraphs 2-2-10 and 2-6-2; updating reference in 10-2-19; updating references in 19 paragraphs throughout to align with JO 7610.4 and JO 7610.14 content division; removal of the abbreviation FMSP for Flight Management System Procedure; replacing the term TARGET MARKERS with DATA BLOCKS in paragraphs 5-3-8 and 5-3-9; and updating the distribution, subscription, and purchase information in Chapter 1, Section 1 and in the Change cover pages.
Additional editorial/format changes were made where necessary. Revision bars were not used because of the insignificant nature of these changes.