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AC 91-85B - Authorization of Aircraft and Operators for Flight in Reduced Vertical Separation Minimum (RVSM) Airspace

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91-85B - Authorization of Aircraft and Operators for Flight in Reduced Vertical Separation Minimum (RVSM) Airspace

Date Issued
January 29, 2019
Responsible Office
AFS-400
Description

This advisory circular (AC) provides airworthiness and operational authorization guidance material for operators, pilots, certificate holders, and/or program managers conducting Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 91, §§ 91.180 and 91.706 Reduced Vertical Separation Minimum (RVSM) operations. RVSM airspace is any airspace or route between flight level (FL) 290 and FL 410 inclusive where aircraft are separated vertically by 1,000 feet.