Long Term Monitoring Requirement
- Monitoring is initially required by ICAO Annex 6, Annex 11 and Doc 9574
- Monitoring via the EGMU is a flexible and cost-effective means of verifying the height-keeping performance of aircraft
New Long Term Monitoring Requirement
- All aircraft operating in RVSM airspace (FL 290-410) will participate in a monitoring program in accordance with ICAO standards and FAA regulations.
- Long Term Monitoring - Operators issued US RVSM authorization will be required to conduct a successful monitoring flight every two years or within intervals of 1,000 flight hours per aircraft, whichever period is longer.
RVSM Approvals (US, Canada, and Mexico)
Please visit the FAA's RVSM Approvals and AGHME Monitoring Status Results web page for more information about approvals in the United States and abroad.