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About Flight Inspection

Flight Inspection encompasses those tests carried out in flight by well-trained Flight Inspectors in a specially equipped aircraft, to establish the validity of signals in space of navigational facilities and the proper installation of aerodrome visual navigation aids. In association with flight inspection, namely; pilots, aircraft and flight inspection technology, result in a highly sophisticated tool to perform the flight inspection function to ICAO standards and Recommended Practices.

The Flight Inspection Unit (FIU) is the holder of an Electronic Services Organizational (ESO) approval in terms of Part 171 of the South African Civil Aviation Regulations and is audited on an annual basis. The Flight Inspection Unit is also a member of the International Committee for Airspace Standards and Calibration (ICASC) which promotes continuity in the exchange of regulatory, technical, operational, and commercial information in flight inspection. ICASC is recognized by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).

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