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===Description===
 
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Loss of separation between aircraft occurs whenever specified separation minima are breached. Minimum [[Separation Standards|separation standards]] for airspace are specified by ATS authorities, based on ICAO standards.
 
Loss of separation between aircraft occurs whenever specified separation minima are breached. Minimum [[Separation Standards|separation standards]] for airspace are specified by ATS authorities, based on ICAO standards.
  
 
===Types of Loss of Separation ===
 
===Types of Loss of Separation ===
 
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Loss of separation may be either in a vertical or a horizontal plane, or both. Loss of separation may ultimately result in a [[Mid-Air Collision|mid air collision]]. A [[Level Bust]] is one scenario where a loss of separation occurs, leading potentially to a mid air collision. Loss of separation from [[Notified airspace|notified airspace]] is dealt with under [[Airspace Infringement]]. Loss of separation from the ground is dealt with under [[CFIT]]. Loss of separation between aircraft on the ground is dealt with under [[Ground Operations]] and [[Runway Incursion]].
Loss of separation may be either in a vertical or a horizontal plane, or both. Loss of separation may ultimately result in a [[Mid-Air Collision|mid air collision]]. A [[Level Bust]] is one scenario where a loss of separation occurs, leading potentially to a mid air collision. Loss of separation from restricted airspace is dealt with under [[Airspace Infringement]]. Loss of separation from the ground is dealt with under [[CFIT]]. Loss of separation between aircraft on the ground is dealt with under [[Ground Operations]] and [[Runway Incursion]].
 
  
 
Wake vortex, which may be a consequence of loss of separation between aircraft on the same track, is covered in the category: [[Wake Vortex Turbulence]].
 
Wake vortex, which may be a consequence of loss of separation between aircraft on the same track, is covered in the category: [[Wake Vortex Turbulence]].
 
  
 
The full article can be read [[Loss of Separation|here]].
 
The full article can be read [[Loss of Separation|here]].
 
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Latest revision as of 19:39, 23 November 2014

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Description

Loss of separation between aircraft occurs whenever specified separation minima are breached. Minimum separation standards for airspace are specified by ATS authorities, based on ICAO standards.

Types of Loss of Separation

Loss of separation may be either in a vertical or a horizontal plane, or both. Loss of separation may ultimately result in a mid air collision. A Level Bust is one scenario where a loss of separation occurs, leading potentially to a mid air collision. Loss of separation from notified airspace is dealt with under Airspace Infringement. Loss of separation from the ground is dealt with under Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT). Loss of separation between aircraft on the ground is dealt with under Ground Operations and Runway Incursion.

Wake vortex, which may be a consequence of loss of separation between aircraft on the same track, is covered in the category: Wake Vortex Turbulence.

The full article can be read here.

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