AVS-2011 Precision Runway Monitoring

Quick Facts


Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Course is Part of this Program

Course Length
Self-Paced (Must be completed within 6 months)

Course Dates & Locations
Courses are online and can be started anytime.

Your registration will be handled by a secure payment system. Credit card information will not be saved.



This course covers the operating requirements for Precision Runway Monitored Approach (PRM) operations. It discusses the differences between an Instrument Landing System (ILS) / PRM and a Localizer-type Directional Aid (LDA / PRM or SOIA) approach, training requirements, approach components, and TCAS operations.

Who Should Attend

  • Experienced Airline Pilots

Course Objectives

Lesson 1: General

In this lesson we will cover the meaning of Precision Runway Monitored Approach (PRM), the difference between an Instrument Landing System (ILS) / PRM, and a Localizer – Type Directional Aid (LDA / PRM) known as a Simultaneous Offset Instrument Approach (SOIA), and also the training required to legally conduct a PRM approach:

  • PRM Approaches
  • ILS / PRM Approaches
  • LDA / PRM or SOIA Approaches
  • PRM Training Requirements
  • ATC Monitoring
  • No-Transgression Zone (NTZ)
  • Blunders
  • Breakouts

Lesson 2: PRM Flight Operations – Approach

  • Crew Qualifications
  • Approach Briefings
  • Autopilot Requirement / Operation
  • ILS / PRM Approaches
  • LDA / PRM or SOIA Approaches
  • Visual Segments

Lesson 3: Breakouts

  • Manoeuvre Requirements
  • Hand-Flown Breakouts
  • Descending Breakouts
  • Phraseology
  • TCAS Considerations

Lesson 4: Route Manual Information

  • Pilot Requirements
  • ATIS
  • Approach Charts
  • Dual VHF Communication
  • Autopilot Coupled Approach
  • TCAS Selection
  • Breakout
  • Phraseology
  • LDA Traffic

Contact Us

Office of Professional Education, Worldwide Campus
1 Aerospace Boulevard
Daytona Beach, FL 32114-3900

This is a self-guided online course; you will be able to complete this course at your own pace, from wherever you choose.