required navigation performance


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required navigation performance

[rē¦kwī·ərd ‚nav·ə′gā·shən pər‚form·əns]
(navigation)
A method of regulating the performance of air navigation equipment, in which airspace requirements can be satisfied independently of the methods (that is, the sensors) by which they are achieved. Abbreviated RNP.

required navigation performance (RNP)

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Tabel existing and future levels of navigation accuracy.
A statement of the navigation performance necessary for operation within a defined airspace. Navigation performance and requirements are defined for a particular RNP type and/or application (ICAO).
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However PRNAV is seen as an interim step towards full Required Navigation Performance RNAV (RNP RNAV).
Technologies to accommodate the latest airspace requirements, including Future Air Navigation System Controller-Pilot Data Link Communication (FANS CPDLC); dual advanced Flight Management Systems with Wide Area Augmentation System Localizer Performance with Vertical Guidance (WAAS/LPV) and Required Navigation Performance (RNP) capabilities; and a Traffic Surveillance System with Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast (ADS-B) capabilities.
CNS/ATM compliant for 2020, Integration of certified commercial and military flight management system (FMS), Includes Electronic Engine Instruments, ADS-B Out, and Required Navigation Performance, On schedule and on budget upgrades to more than 150 C-130 aircraft in 14 countries and on 419 U.
This configuration will include FACE software upgrades to host required navigation performance (RNP) and area navigation (RNAV) applications which are being integrated by the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Directorate.
low-cost carrier JetBlue Airways (NASDAQ: JBLU) said it has become the first Federal Aviation Administration -certified carrier in the United States to utilize the new satellite-based Special (Non-Public) Required Navigation Performance Authorization Required (RNP AR) approaches to Runways 13L and 13R at its home base at New York's John F.
Boeing has partnered with Lion Air (JT) and IndonesiaOs DG of Civil Aviation to perform validation flights to test tailor-made required navigation performance (RNP) procedures at two terrain-challenged airportsNAmbon and Manado, Indonesia.
GE Aviation, an operating unit of GE (NYSE:GE), on Monday announced it has been selected to deploy a Required Navigation Performance (RNP) programme at Jiuzhai Huanglong Airport in China.
Required Navigation Performance (RNP), an enhanced mode of PBN, guarantees the aircraft does not stray from the path and enables additional navigational flexibility, such as the ability to follow curved paths.
High-resolution synthetic vision providing 3D view of terrain, obstacles, and approach cues, Advanced graphical flight planning that reduces pilot workload when navigating around weather or altering complex flight plans, Paperless-capable flight deck with fully integrated, geo-referenced electronic charts, enhanced maps, and electronic checklists, See and avoid Traffic Collision Avoidance System (TCAS) with optional Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast (ADS-B) capabilities, Dual advanced Flight Management Systems (FMS) with Wide Area Augmentation System Localizer Precision Vertical (WAAS/LPV) and Required Navigation Performance (RNP) capabilities, plus RNP AR 0.
The A320 is fully equipped to benefit from Required Navigation Performance (RNP) allowing the aircraft to fly precisely along predefined routes using state-of-the-art onboard navigation systems.
Required Navigation Performance (RNP) procedures, an advanced form of PBN technology, can also be designed to shorten the distance an aircraft travels en-route, and to reduce fuel burn, exhaust emissions and noise pollution in communities near airports.
Provider of jet engines, components and integrated systems for commercial and military aircraft GE Aviation, an operating unit of GE (NYSE: GE), on Tuesday released the results of its aviation study Highways in the Sky, which is said to demonstrate economic and environmental benefits of deploying Required Navigation Performance (RNP) in the near future.

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