The promise is for stuff that's better via WAAS-based Required Navigation Performance
Naverus, a company subsidiary, designed the instrument flight path, which includes Required Navigation Performance
technology (RNP), a mainstay of the FAA approved NextGen airspace modernisation plan.
Both the airline and the FAA feel that the new procedure, called Required Navigation Performance
, should provide a safer approach for the carrier's aircraft and could possibly help to alleviate congestion.
The deployment of Required Navigation Performance
(RNP) will be performed through a holistic approach - the design of the procedures along with specific tailored training are part of a National initiative driven, jointly, by the Direccion General de Aeronautica Civil (DGAC) of Mexico and Servicios a la Navegacion en el Espacio Aereo Mexicano (SENEAM).
Based on this MoU, Quovadis will design new Standard Terminal Arrival Routes (STARs) and Required Navigation Performance
Authorisation Required (RNP-AR) approaches for Al Bateen Executive Airport.
Precision navigation technology is being pioneered with the introduction of Required Navigation Performance
(RNP) flight operations.
The FAA has authorized Naverus, a private company, to be a Required Navigation Performance
(RNP) Procedure Developer.
The Federal Aviation Administration is to develop and implement a plan to establish use of Required Navigation Performance
(RNP) over the next year, in a move designed to significantly increase the capacity and efficiency of the USA's airways.
(NASDAQ: ISSC), will allow the aircraft to fly shorter flight paths and take advantage of continuous-descent, Required Navigation Performance
approaches to reduce fuel consumption, carbon emissions and noise levels -- a primary objective of NextGen.
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.
However PRNAV is seen as an interim step towards full Required Navigation Performance
RNAV (RNP RNAV).