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Clear of Conflict. Raising Awareness of the [[TCAS]] User Interface is an '''aid to, and not a substitute for proper TCAS training'''. This aid was developed by [[NATS]] in association with [[FlightSafety International]] and [[EUROCONTROL]]. More information about TCAS can be found [[TCAS|here]].
 
Clear of Conflict. Raising Awareness of the [[TCAS]] User Interface is an '''aid to, and not a substitute for proper TCAS training'''. This aid was developed by [[NATS]] in association with [[FlightSafety International]] and [[EUROCONTROL]]. More information about TCAS can be found [[TCAS|here]].
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TCAS Awareness kit

Clear of Conflict. Raising Awareness of the Airborne Collision Avoidance System (ACAS) User Interface is an aid to, and not a substitute for proper TCAS training. This aid was developed by National Air Traffic Services (NATS) in association with FlightSafety International and EUROCONTROL. More information about TCAS can be found here. <html>

TCAS II must be operated in RA mode to provide full safety benefits

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[1.25 mins]

<a href="/index.php/TCAS_II_Activation" title="TCAS II Activation">"TCAS II Activation"</a>

For maximum safety benefits, Pilots should follow RAs promptly and accurately

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[1.33 mins]

<a rel="nofollow" class="external text" href="http://www.skybrary.aero/bookshelf/books/96.pdf">"Follow the RA"</a>

Pilots must never manoeuvre in the opposite sense to an RA

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<a href="/index.php/T154_/_B752,_en-route,_Uberlingen_Germany,_2002" title="T154 / B752, en-route, Uberlingen Germany, 2002">"Mid Air Collision of B757 and Tu-154, Uberlingen Germany, 2002"</a>

Pilots must communicate RA's to controllers as soon as possible

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<a href="/index.php/RTF_Phraseology_associated_with_TCAS_RAs" title="RTF Phraseology associated with TCAS RAs">"RTF Phraseology associated with TCAS RAs"</a>

Controllers must not interfere with pilot's reactions to RAs

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<a href="/index.php/ATC_Avoiding_Instructions_Opposite_to_RA" title="ATC Avoiding Instructions Opposite to RA" class="mw-redirect">"Controllers Avoiding Instructions Opposite to RA"</a>
<a href="/index.php/ACAS:_Guidance_for_Controllers" title="ACAS: Guidance for Controllers">"Guidance for Controllers"</a>

Vertical speed must be reduced in response to the 'adjust vertical speed' RAs

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<a href="/index.php/Wrong_reaction_to_%E2%80%9CAdjust_Vertical_Speed%E2%80%9D_RA" title="Wrong reaction to “Adjust Vertical Speed” RA"> "Wrong reaction to 'Adjust Vertical Speed' RAs"</a>

TCAS II displays should not be used for Self-Separation

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<a href="/index.php/Incorrect_use_of_TCAS_Traffic_Display" title="Incorrect use of TCAS Traffic Display">"Incorrect use of the TCAS traffic display"</a>

Aircrew should consider reducing vertical speed when approaching their cleared flight level

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<a href="/index.php/Rate_of_climb_within_last_1000_ft_before_cleared_level" title="Rate of climb within last 1000 ft before cleared level">"Rate of climb within last 1000 ft before cleared level "</a>

In a TCAS environment aircraft must operate their Altitude Reporting Transponder

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<a href="/index.php/TCAS_II_and_VFR_Traffic" title="TCAS II and VFR Traffic">"Effect of Transponder Setting"</a>

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