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Precision Runway Monitor (PRM) Training

PRM training provides information sources for conducting simultaneous, independent approaches to closely spaced, parallel runways, identified as PRM approaches.

Previous use of the PRM training videos "ILS PRM & SOIA Approaches: Information for General Aviation Pilots" and "ILS PRM & SOIA Approaches: Information for Air Carrier Pilots" are now superseded by the slide presentation "Precision Runway Monitor (PRM) Pilot Procedures." This slide presentation may be viewed from this site or downloaded as desired.

Precision Runway Monitor (PRM) Pilot Procedures: MS PowerPoint, PDF

Note: MS PowerPoint and PDF formatted training documents published 5 May 2020 are available below:

  • 15 March 2018: No content changes, Graphics enhanced pages 6, 7, 12, 14, 15, 16
  • 05 May 2020: Replaced 3000’ with 2500’, pages 1, 12 (reduced runway spacing permitted)
  • AIM 5-4-16, Simultaneous Close Parallel ILS PRM Approaches (Independent) and Simultaneous Offset Instrument Approaches (SOIA).

    Note: Select either PDF or HTM format on Aeronautical Information Manual (AIM), and scroll down to Chap. 5, Sec. 4.
  • Required PRM Training –
    • For operations under 14 CFR Parts 121, 129, and 135, pilots must comply with FAA-approved company training as identified in their Operations Specifications
    • For operations under Part 91:
      1. Pilots operating transport category aircraft must be familiar with PRM and SOIA operations as contained in the AIM. Training, at a minimum, must require pilots to view the FAA slide presentation, "Precision Runway Monitor (PRM) Pilot Procedures"
      2. Pilots not operating transport category aircraft must be familiar with PRM and SOIA operations as contained in the AIM. The FAA strongly recommends these pilots view the FAA training slide presentation, "Precision Runway Monitor (PRM) Pilot Procedures"

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