RVSM Approval Survey

        China RMA conducts flight plan check on a monthly basis to identifynon-RVSM approved aircraft operating as RVSM approved. This survey should include all flight plans which have a W filed in item 10 of the flight plan, and compare the data with the global RVSM approval database for a cross check.

        For aircraft under her own responsibility, the China RMA will contact the responsible CAAs/operatorsand confirm if there is a delay of RVSM approval registration. If it is confirmed to be non-approved approved aircraft operating as RVSM approved, or if the aircraft still conducted flights in RVSM airspace after its RVSM approval deregistered or expired, the China RMA should report to the responsible CAA and ATC departmentsandrestrict the RVSM operation of the aircraft if necessary.Foraircraft outside the China RMA’s responsibility, the China RMA will contact with responsible RMAs.