Reduced Vertical Separation Minimum

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Term Reduced Vertical Separation Minimum
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RVSM

Definition

A reduction to 1000 feet vertical separation between flights, which is used in Europe and on the North Atlantic, between FL290 and FL410.

Definition Source

EUROCONTROL, CFMU Glossary, Sept. 2011

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