Monitoring is initially required by ICAO Annex 6, Annex 11 and Doc 9574
Monitoring via the EGMU is a flexible and cost-effective means of verifying the height-keeping
performance of aircraft
New Long Term Monitoring Requirement
All aircraft operating in RVSM airspace (FL 290-410) will participate in a monitoring program
in accordance with ICAO standards and FAA regulations.
Long Term Monitoring - Operators issued US RVSM authorization will be required to conduct
a successful monitoring flight every two years or within intervals of 1,000 flight hours per
aircraft, whichever period is longer.
Operators have until November 18, 2012 to comply with the Long Term Monitoring Requirement.
RVSM Approvals (US, Canada, and Mexico)
An abridged version of the U.S. Operator/Aircraft RVSM Approvals Database is posted on the RVSM Documentation page of the RVSM web site.
CSSI Credit Card Authorization Form
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