required navigation performance

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required navigation performance

[rē¦kwī·ərd ‚nav·ə′gā·shən pər‚form·əns]
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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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.
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