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We are delighted to announce the launch of a new eLearning course for our Online Academy. This is one of a number of courses being developed by our in-house Learning Design team. Please see below specific information relating to the course and follow us on social media to be kept up to date with our other new courses.

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.

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