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Volume 4  AIRCRAFT EQUIPMENT AND OPERATIONAL AUTHORIZATION

Chapter 8  LOW VISIBILITY TAXI OPERATIONS

Section 2  Title: Change Bar - Description: Indicates new/changed information. Safety Assurance System: Implementation and Surveillance

4-1156    GENERAL. This section contains guidance to be used by inspectors for implementation and surveillance of low visibility taxi operations.

4-1157    IMPLEMENTATION. Principal operations inspectors (POI) of Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) parts 121, 125, 129, and 135 operators should confirm that the following actions have been accomplished by the operators that wish to utilize low visibility taxi operations at approved Surface Movement Guidance and Control System (SMGCS) airports:

·    Air carrier operations manuals include SMGCS procedures for all applicable airfields

·    Aircrew indoctrination, initial, and recurrent training programs include low visibility taxi procedures where applicable

·    Operators are providing adequate information/guidance contained in SMGCS plans, required communication and coordination, and the use of low visibility chart guidance to crewmembers

·    Operators have acceptable procedures for the acquisition and dissemination of all required information to flightcrew members

4-1158    Title: Change Bar - Description: Indicates new/changed information.SURVEILLANCE (For Part 125 and 129 Operators). Inspectors should monitor their operators by using normal surveillance procedures. Geographic inspectors should advise POIs of any discrepancies by using
“Section IV—Comment Section” of the Program Tracking and Reporting Subsystem (PTRS).

4-1159    Title: Change Bar - Description: Indicates new/changed information.SURVEILLANCE (For Part 121 and 135 Operators). Use Safety Assurance System (SAS) Performance Assessment (SAS Business Process Modules 2, 3 & 4)

RESERVED. Paragraphs 4-1160 through 4-1175.