I'm sure you've seen those four letters before - RVSM - and you may have a fundamental knowledge about the airspace, but do you know why it exists? Here are the answers to the most basic questions:
Where do we find RVSM airspace? Higher cruising altitudes.
What happens in RVSM airspace? Airplane separation is reduced vertically.
Why does RVSM airspace exist? To allow more aircraft in the sky.
There you have it... the simple definition of RVSM. Now, let's get technical:
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