Operational standards and requirements - approved synthetic trainers
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These are the standards and requirements for the approval of synthetic trainers (FSD-2) used by Australian flight crew licence holders.
The director’s preface and the introduction below explains how the policy and processes in this manual should be used.
The revision history shows when sections were revised and updated.
- Chapters 1-7
- General specifications for each category of synthetic trainer
- Credits available
- Synthetic trainer operations manual
- Instructors and approved testing officers
- Approval of synthetic trainers
- Completing the certificate and schedules
- Chapter 8 Approved synthetic trainers
The complete manual for Operational Standards and Requirements-Approved Synthetic Trainers (FSD-2) version 1.5 can be viewed online.
CASR Part 60 - synthetic training devices
CASR Part 60 - synthetic training devices was developed to update, consolidate and replace current rules found in Civil Aviation Order (CAO) 45.0, and documents, FSD-1 and FSD-2, that define requirements for flight simulators and synthetic trainers.
Part 60 prescribes the rules for the manufacture, supply, and use of synthetic training devices (STDs), a term which covers a broader range of devices.