7-9-4. SEPARATION

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  • 7-9-4. SEPARATION

    1. Standard IFR services to IFR aircraft.
    2. VFR aircraft must be separated from VFR/IFR aircraft/ helicopter/rotor craft that weigh more than 19,000 pounds and turbojets by no less than:
      1. 1 1/2 miles separation, or

        NOTE: When ISR is being displayed, discontinue 1 1/2-NM separation.

      2. 500 feet vertical separation, or

        NOTE: Apply the provisions of paragraph 5-5-4, Minima, when wake turbulence separation is required.

      3. Visual separation, as specified in paragraph 7-2-1, Visual Separation, paragraph 7-4-2, Vectors for Visual Approach, and paragraph 7-6-7, Sequencing.

        NOTE: Issue wake turbulence cautionary advisories in accordance with paragraph 2-1-20, Wake Turbulence Cautionary Advisories.

    3. For the application of Class Bravo airspace separation requirements, the V-22 Osprey must be treated as a helicopter/rotor craft.
    4. VFR aircraft must be separated from all VFR/IFR aircraft which weigh 19,000 pounds or less by a minimum of:
      1. Target resolution, except when ISR is being displayed, or
      2. 500 feet vertical separation, or
        • NOTE:
        • 1. Apply the provisions of para 5-5-4, Minima, when wake turbulence separation is required.
        • 2. Aircraft weighing 19,000 pounds or less are listed in FAA Order JO 7360.1, Aircraft Type Designators.
      3. Visual separation, as specified in para 7-2-1, Visual Separation, para 7-4-2, Vectors for Visual Approach, and para 7-6-7, Sequencing.

        NOTE: Issue wake turbulence cautionary advisories in accordance with para 2-1-20, Wake Turbulence Cautionary Advisories.

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