Africa and much of the Indian Ocean switched to Reduced Vertical Separation Minimums procedures today as the International Federation of Airline Pilots Assn. advises its members to keep a close eye on lost communications procedures Most of the international airline aircraft that operate in African and Indian Ocean airspace are already equipped with more precise altimetry for RVSM as Europe, the U.S. and much of Asia have already switched from 2,000 ft. separation to 1,000 ft. Russia is ...


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