JTA 5: Regional All Weather Operations Specialist (AWO)

5.3: Low Visibility Operations/Surface Movement Guidance and Control System (LVO/SMGCS)

Task 5.3.5: Grant Final Operational Approval of LVO/SMGCS for the Airport and Prepare Letter for Management Signature

Purpose

The purpose of this task is for the AWO to approve LVO/SMGCS for the airport.

Input

Satisfactory LVO/SMGCS airport operations night inspection, approved written LVO/SMGCS plan, accepted LVO/SMGCS taxi chart

Output

LVO/SMGCS operational approval letter

Interfaces

FAA LVO/SMGCS team

Air Traffic facility manager

Airport Authority personnel

AFS-400

Forms

None

Related Performance Tracking and Review Subsystem (PTRS) codes

As specified in Order 8900.1

Conditions

This task is performed at the regional office.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required to Perform Task

    Knowledge of NAS operational requirements

    Knowledge of FAA airport certification rules, policies, and operational system requirements

    Skill in applying system safety principles

    Ability to link local issues with the broader regional, national, and international concerns

    Knowledge of LVO/SMGCS airport layout, signs and marking standards

    Knowledge of LVO/SMGCS charting requirements

    Knowledge of ILS Category II/III standards

    Knowledge of lower than standard takeoff minima requirements

Task Standard

The LVO/SMGCS written plan and the operation reflect all applicable standards and allow for safe operational implementation.

Qualifications Required

None

Job Specialty

Aviation Safety Inspector-OPS (1825)

Time Required

10 hours

Misc. Comments

Time required does not include travel.

 

Policy/Guidance Table

Laws 49 USC

Regulations 14 CFR

Orders

Advisory Circulars

General Guidance

Task

 40101(a)

 40113(a)

 44709(a)

 46105(a)

 46106

Part 91

FAAO 8000.94

FAAO 8900.1 v4, c2, s4

AC 120-57

AC 150/5300-13

AC 150/5340-1

AC 150/5340-18

AC 150/5345-44

LVO/SMGCS Airfield Inspection Checklist

 

 40101(a)

 40103(b)(2)

 40113(a)

 41101(a)(b)

 41102

 41701

 41702

 44709(a)

Part 119

 

 40101(a)

 40103(b)(2)

 40113(a)

 41101(a)(b)

 41102(d)

 41701

 41702

 44709(a)

Part 121

 

 40101(a)(b)

 40102(d)

 40113(a)

Part 129

 

 40101(a)

 40103(b)(2)

 40113(a)

 41101(a)

 41102

 41701

 41702

 44709(a)

Part 135

 

 40101(a)(3)

 40113(a)

 44706

 44709(a)

 44701(a)(1)(f)

Part 139

 

 44502(e)

 44715(a)

 47101(c)(e)(f)

 47102(3)(b)(i)

 47103-47110

Part 152

Task Variables/Subtasks

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Training Data

Required Training

AMA courses: Introduction to Airport Lighting, Marking, and NAVAIDS 06402 (correspondence)

Related Training

AMA course: Airport Planning and Design 06045, Airport Certification Procedures 06041

Difficulty, Importance, Frequency

Difficulty

Importance

Frequency

3

3

1