FAA Issues Recommendations for EMS Operational Control

By James T. McKenna | May 9, 2008

The FAA has issued a new advisory circular offering guidance to EMS helicopter operators in setting up operational control centers and implementing enhanced operational control procedures. AC 120-96, which went into effect May 5, covers EMS operations under Federal Aviation Regulation Part 135. It offers a model for setting up an operational control center, a checklist for auditing the operation of such centers, and recommended areas of training. For related news


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