- Pilots’ Role in Collision Avoidance
- Date issued
- Office of Primary Responsibility
This AC is issued to assist pilots with their regulatory obligation to see and avoid other aircraft. Specifically, this AC looks to alert pilots to human contributors to midair collisions and near midair collisions (NMAC), and recommend improvements to pilot education, operating practices, procedures, and improved scanning techniques to reduce midair conflicts. This AC is not mandatory and does not constitute a regulation. The contents of this document do not have the force and effect of law and are not meant to bind the public in any way, and the document is intended only to provide clarity to the public regarding existing requirements under the law or agency policies.
- AC 90-48E (PDF)
Cancels Number Title Date 90-48D Pilots' Role in Collision Avoidance (With Change 1)
This advisory circular (AC) is issued for the purpose of alerting all pilots to thepotential hazards of midair collisions and near midair collisions (NMAC), and to emphasize those basic problem areas related to the human causal factors where improvements in pilot education, operating practices, procedures, and improved scanning techniques are needed to reduce midair conflicts.