What’s New at the Flight Procedures Office. Pennsylvania Airports Conference. Jerry Lebar. March 2, 2011. Topics we will talk about. What has changed at the Flight Procedure Office 20 to 1 Visual Surface Surveys Obstacle Evaluations. What has changed at the Flight Procedures Office.
Pennsylvania Airports Conference
March 2, 2011
Used to be under AVN in OKC
Now under Operation Support Group (Air Traffic)
Flight Procedures Office , Flight Check and Procedure
Development now have 3 separate bosses.
October 1, 2010
Hopefully not , but our priorities have changed slightly.
Being part of Air Traffic we will be focused on their priorities
We will continue to provide all Airports the same great service
This should be seamless.
Its been 4 months and you probably havent noticed a
change and probably never will.
Some Air Traffic projects will get priority
Flight Standards revokes 3 year moritorium
First approved in 1999
Revoked Sept 12, 2010
20 to 1 surface is your night visual surface.
If 20 to 1 is penetrated then you cannot have
Night Minimums unless….
Size of trap is dependant on what Category
of minimums the airport has.
20 to 1 obstructions can be mitigated three ways:
VGSI - VASI or PAPI
Two types of surveys
VG – Verticall Guided
NVG – Non Vertically Guided
How to get your airport a survey
Clear GQS surface
3200 x 60 runway
Under the new Alignment
OE Evaluations done by Development
Airports need to be watchful of proposed
obstructions being built near airport.
FPO no longer involved in process .
Eastern Flight Procedures Team
Eastern Service Area