Aircraft Equipment Suffix


Need help? Answer these questions to determine your equipment suffix:

Are the aircraft and operator authorized for RVSM (Reduced Vertical Separation Minimum)?




Navigation CapabilityTransponder CapabilitySuffix
RVSMNo GNSS, No RNAVTransponder with Mode C/W
RNAV, No GNSSTransponder with Mode C/Z
GNSSTransponder with Mode C/L
 
No RVSM
No DME
No Transponder/X
Transponder with no Mode C/T
Transponder with Mode C/U

DME
No Transponder/D
Transponder with no Mode C/B
Transponder with Mode C/A

TACAN
No Transponder/M
Transponder with no Mode C/N
Transponder with Mode C/P

RNAV, no GNSS
No Transponder/Y
Transponder with no Mode C/C
Transponder with Mode C/I

GNSS
No Transponder/V
Transponder with no Mode C/S
Transponder with Mode C/G



References:
RVSM
GNSS
RNAV