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CPDLC/ADS-C is here. I am advised by Roy Grimes that it will soon be mandated on the NAT Tracks between FL340 and FL400. The FAA Data Link Draft is out and we have put together an excellent package to obtain your LOA. We look forward to working with you.
New WATRS-Plus and GoMex rules just added to our template for Int’l operators.

Don’t forget SMS! We now offer custom written ICAO Annex 6, Part II SMS/Ops manual. This follows the ICAO/FAA SMS office framework and includes standard ops. If you are traveling to Canada, Africa, Europe, Anguilla, Cayman, VI, or Turks & Caicos, you have to have it. $650 onetime fee. No recurrent like the other guys, and yes will re-write to FAA job aid as soon as it comes to the U.S. for your LOA.

LPV is here! Want an LPV LOA approval? Want to shoot non-precision approaches to ILS mins? LPV is here and is increasing by 300 airports per year. Take a look at your Jepps, you will be needing LPV sooner than you think.

RVSMConsultants offers you as the Chief Pilot, Aviation Manager and now VLJ Owner the ability to obtain RVSM Reduced Vertical Separation Minimum LOA compliance (MNPS/RNP-10/P-Rnav if needed) with the least amount of effort, time and expense. Sure you can do it, but we can do it faster - much faster.

Article out in Business & Commercial Aviation, April 2007.
"Operators Need to Obtain LOA When Buying RVSM-Compliant Aircraft", this is located on page 112 under FlightWatch. The NBAA recently posted the note that anyone buying a RVSM-Compliant will still need to get their own LOA. We at RVSMConsultants have been saying this for a long time and it's good to see it publically posted in the NBAA and BCA.

Per Eurocontrol Mode S is effective in Europe. You need at least Elementary Mode S (ELS) in Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, and Switzerland. You need Enhanced Surveillance (EHS) in France, Germany and the United Kingdom. Let’s review, A = code, C = altitude, S = N number, ELS = some of the ADC parameters, and Enhanced (EHS) = ADC plus FMS info. You might contact your favorite avionics installer for the appropriate transponder upgrade.