Low Visibility Operations CAT II/III

2 hour(s)

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This Low Visibility Operations CAT ll/lll eLearning course has been designed to provide flight crews with a greater awareness of potential problems when operating under low visibility conditions and to familiarise them with the applicable regulations and procedures.

This course contains the following content:

  • Characteristics and limitations of the ILS
  • Characteristics of the visual aids
  • Characteristics of fog
  • Operational capabilities and limitations of the particular airborne system including EVS and HUD
  • Effects of precipitation, ice accretion, low level wind shear and turbulence
  • Effect of specific aircraft/system malfunctions and the use and limitations of RVR assessment systems
  • Principles of obstacle clearance requirements
  • Recognition of and action to be taken in the event of failure of ground equipment
  • Procedures required for Take Off below 150 m RVR/precautions in low visibility conditions
  • Significance of DH’s based upon radio altimeters
  • Effect of terrain profile in the approach area on radio altimeter readings and on the automatic approach/ landing systems
  • Importance and significant of alert height and the action in the event of any failure above and below the alert height
  • Qualification requirements for pilots to obtain and retain approval to conduct LVO’s
  • Importance of correct seating and eye position

On successful completion of this course, a certificate of completion will be issued to the student.