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Emirates LVO’s summary

General Company policy that all Cat II/III approaches are planned to use auto-land. Check Crew Aircraft and Airport Airfield min RVRs for LVPs given on related
OM/A section 8 p.165 Jeppesen Chart (10-AWO) List of auto-land approved airfields with specific DHs and RVRs, and Approach ban.
A/C serviceable QRH 5.04 – Equipment list. Check before approach only required if aircraft is not fully serviceable
Take-off Min RVRs/Visibility / OM/A section 8 p.27,28
Requirements Facilities Touch Mid Stop Remarks
Abbreviations: HIRL- HICL spaced 15m or less. 125m 125m 125m LVPs to be in force at airfield. Both crew members to be Cat 3 qualified. 90m
High intensity runway HIRL spaced 60m or less. 150m 150m 150m visual segment to be avail from cockpit at the start of T/O. The required
edge lights HICL – Multiple RVRs & all 3 must (CAT D) (CAT D) (CATD) takeoff RVR as shown on the 10-AWO chart has been achieved for all RVR
High intensity centre be working reporting points.
line lights RL –
RL & CL, Multiple RVRs 150/200m/D 150/200m/D 150/200m/D
The reported RVR/VIS of the initial part of the take-off run can be replaced
Runway edge lights
CL – Runway centre RL & CL 200/250m(CAT D) by pilot assessment. Night ops: At least RL & stop end lights required
line lights RCLM – RL &/or RCLM 250/300m(CAT D)
Runway centre line Nil (day only) 500m Take off should be discontinued if visual references are lost:
markings - below 100kts OM/A section 8 p.276
LVPs in Force OM/A LVP’s consist of take-offs where RVR <400m (if <150m special training required) & landings where RVR <550m (Cat II/III). LVP’s must be in force to conduct a low visibility
Section 8 p 273 approach. ATC will initiate LVP’s according to local regulations usually, RVR <400m cloud base <200 ft. Note: If RVR<500m -CM1 Takeoff
Approach Ban No approach beyond OM or ‘equivalent position’ (EP) if RVRs less than applicable minima. EP from DME, NDB, VOR, SRE, PAR fix or any other that
OM/A Section 8 independently establishes position. If OM or EP unavailable, use 1000’. Each 10-AWO chart indicates the Approach Ban Point appropriate to the State
p.159 4.2, 161 requirements.
T/O Alternate
Required If no return possible, Absolute minima Cat IIIA (50’ 200m) limits within 420Nm 1HR OEO (i.e. single engine considered), or 840Nm 2HRS OEO
OM/A section 8
if a/c is EK ETOPS qualified, no MEL restriction prohibits 120 min. ETOPS and departure outside USA. A343 900 Nm / A345 940Nm
p.19, 34
Auto Call Out
For A332/343-345 2500, 1000, 400, 300, 200, 100, 50, 40, 30, 20, 10. Also ‘100 above’ and ‘minimums’ except for Cat IIIB approaches with no DH
FCOM 4.5.70
Crew Calls/Actions Event PF (Capt) PNF (F/O)
(FCOM 4.5.70) Note ATC calls during departure (if no surface Transmit to ATC “Entering Runway”, “Rolling“, ”Airborne” as
key heights: movement radar) appropriate – “STEER LEFT/RIGHT“
1000’: G/A for faults Passing ‘1000’ above TDZE “Checked” “One Thousand” Monitor Auto Call Out
800’: ‘Ldg Inhibit’
FMA ‘LAND’ by 350’RA Cx ILS Course, “Land green” “Checked”
700’: *Data lock
350’: Land’ FMA only If DH set & auto call Out ‘100 above’ “Checked” Monitor Auto Call Out
exit by G/A If DH set & auto Call Out ‘Minimums’ “Continue” or “Go-around Flaps” Monitor Auto Call Out or “FLAPS …”
200’: Red Auto-land If no DH set and at ‘100’ RA “Continue” “One Hundred” Monitor Auto Call Out
200’: Alert Height FMA ‘FLARE’ by 40’ RA Monitor “Flare”
50to40’: ‘Flare’ FMA Auto Call Out ‘30’RA Monitor thrust reduction & flare Monitor Auto Call Out
30’: Thrust redn. 10’: Auto Call Out ‘Retard’ @ 10’ RA Retard thrust levers & monitor Monitor eng parameters
Auto call out ‘Retard’
* ILS freq. + course
FMA ‘ROLLOUT’ on LDG Monitor lat guidance externally “Rollout”
frozen in receiver, PERF Select & control rev thrust Spoilers, Rev Green, DECEL, 70kts” - “STEER LEFT/RIGHT“
APP page data frozen
ATC calls during AUTOLAND (if no Transmit to ATC “On ground”, “RW Vacated” as appropriate
surface movement radar)
Lighting Elements in Operation RVR = Met Vis X
Day Night
Met Vis to RVR HI Approach and Runway Lightings 1.5 2.0
OM/A Section 8 p.30 Any type of lighting installation other than above 1.0 1.5
No lighting 1.0 N/A
NB: Table not usable for visibility less than 800m or calculating take-off or Cat II/III minima or when a reported RVR is available
Autopilot Limits Slope limits: 2.5°-3.15°. for airfield elevations lower than 9200ft. In emergency Auto-land acceptable up to MTOW 229T. Automatic rollout performance
(FCOM 3.1.22) has been approved on dry and wet runways, but performance on snow-covered or icy runways has not been demonstrated. Min LDG weight 123T
Absolute Minima Cat I DH: 200’ RVR: 550m Cat II DH: 100’ RVR: Cat IIIA DH: 50’ RVR: Cat IIIB DUAL No DH RVR: 75/75*/75 note*1
and Visual visibility 800 m (inc with DH) 350*/150/75 note*1 3 200/100*/75/note*1 3 consecutive {A345 / RVR: 125/150/75} To be confirmed
References App light sys elements. consecutive lights lights from: CL of app lts, TDZ Note*1 No visual ref required when no DH
Cat I: Visibility Refs Threshold or threshold from: CL of app lts, lights, CLs or RLs a combination of EK / At least one centreline light is attained and can be
DH markings, lights or ident TDZ lights, CLs or RLs these is attained and can be maintained in case of CAT IIIB with DH
RVR Cat II/III: lights. Visual glide slope Lateral ref req’d maintained. No lateral ref required
Visibility Refs DHs indications. Touchdown *Reduced to 300m
RVRs zone, zone markings or upon APT capability
OM/A lights. Runway edge lights.
Section 8 p. 31, 32
* To be confirmed (No Rollout for BSCU Channel, A/Skid or NWS faults. Increase Midpoint RVR to 125m)
Note*1: Not below 75m when stop end of RWY is required by LDG distance Captain discretion
* To be confirmed (Minimum RVR mid point 125m for Contaminated runway.) Max Wind Limits FCOM 3.01.22 p.4 Stabilisation: 1500 ft aal / OM/A S.8 p.159
Max Wind Limits Head 35kts, Crosswind 20kts, Tail 10kts (Runway state may affect) Stabilisation For CAT II/III requirement to be stabilised no later than 1500 ft AGL
* To be confirmed All 3 required for take-off at 125m visibilities if ‘relevant’. On landing, minimum of one reading required from either of Touchdown or
RVR Tx Failure
Mid Point but if only Touchdown available then the speed must be expected to be below 60kts in Stop End.
Above 1000’ Between Resolve by 1000’ or GA. (If reversion occurs, you must re-enter new DH in Perf App Page.)
Failures (Gnd
Equipt:) Lido GEN 1000’ & 200’ (Alert Ht) Go-around for any failure (except ISIS) that affects landing capability. (ENG FIRE continue).
RARSupplement Below Alert Ht (<200’) Loss of AP’s, LOC/GS signals, LOC above 15’, GS above 100’, radalts diff >15’, A/C off beam. Note: Above 200 ft RA if
appendix H 890/910 Auto land Light QRH EK the transmitter fail. Lasts less than 7’, the FMA retains the LOC & G/S mode or LAND and AP’s are able to regain these
supplement. S6.2 modes. If more than 7’ AP’s trip OFF / triple clicks / HDG V/S reversion. FCOM 4.05
Landing Disconnect autopilot at taxi speed. Note: CL lighting alternate red/white for last 900m & all red for final 300m
Crew Limitations F/O / The visibility is more than 500 m as specified in FOM 15.7.1 (for RWY with no facilities). Captains / 50 hours or 20 sectors on type (Including line
OM/A Section 8 p.274 TRG), + 100m/CAT II/III RVR min. unless previously qualified until a total of 100hrs or 40 sectors on type (Including line TRG)
Section 5 p.18 © Krisschy 05/2010 / version 1.8 / 12/07/2010