CHANGE

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION

8900.1 CHG 492

 

 

National Policy

Effective Date: 11/9/16

 

Summary of Change. Volume 3, Chapter 18, Section 3, Part A Operations Specifications—General; Volume 3, Chapter 19, Section 7, Safety Assurance System: Flightcrew Qualification Curriculum Segments; Volume 3, Chapter 19, Section 8, Safety Assurance System: Special Training, and Volume 4, Chapter 6, Section 6, Safety Assurance System: Night Vision Imaging Systems.

Explanation of Policy Changes. This change incorporates new information regarding Operations Specifications (OpSpecs) A050, Helicopter Night Vision Goggle Operations (HNVGO) and A051, Airplane Night Vision Goggle (ANVG) Operations, establishing policy and procedures for training, checking, and currency for airplane air carriers to utilize night vision goggles (NVG) in their operations. This change:

A. Incorporates new information into:

·    Volume 3, Chapter 18, Section 3, Part A Operations Specifications—General;

·    Volume 3, Chapter 19, Section 7, Safety Assurance System: Flightcrew Qualification Curriculum Segments; and

·    Volume 3, Chapter 19, Section 8, Safety Assurance System: Special Training.

B. Creates new: Volume 4, Chapter 6, Section 6, Safety Assurance System: Night Vision Imaging Systems.