FlightSafety International has added enhanced flight vision system (EFVS) touchdown and rollout training for the Gulfstream G280, G450, G500, G550, G600, and G650/650ER. According to FlightSafety, the courses meet FAA training requirements for operators to use EFVS in lieu of natural vision to descend below the decision height/altitude (DA/DH) or minimum descent altitude (MDA).
Once the courses are completed, pilots can then obtain FAA authorization to use EFVS-to-touchdown operations that will allow them to begin instrument approaches when visibilities are lower than the published approach minimums. “These courses will also help pilots identify failures affecting the aircraft’s EFVS capability and then to apply the appropriate contingency procedures,” FlightSafety added.
This training is available in Gulfstream simulators at FlightSafety’s learning centers in Dallas; Hong Kong; Long Beach, California; Savannah, Georgia; Wilmington, Delaware; and London Farnborough Airport. FlightSafety has been the factory-authorized training organization for Gulfstream Aerospace for more than four decades.