PANS-OPS: Introduction to Flight Procedures Design
Duration: 5 days
Provide ATM experts, ATCOs, navigation data specialists, aerodrome operations staff, aviation authorities staff, or even pilots, with initial knowledge on the principles of Flight Procedure Design (FPD). At the end of the course, participants will understand the principles of instrument flight procedures, and be able to apply the acquired knowledge in their professional activities, in areas such ATM planning, flight procedures design or airport operations.
Teaching methods include Classroom and virtual. This course is open to ATM managers and experts, ATCOs, navigation data specialists, aerodrome operations staff, aviation authorities staff, pilots and, in general, all sorts of professionals involved in air navigation related areas, with a need to learn the basics of Flight Procedure Design (FPD). This course is administered with a minimum of 5 participants.
- The instrument flight procedures design process: from its early data acquisition, validation
and verification processes, through their intermediate conceptual definition and until its final
implementation and publication in the AIP
- The general principles on which construction of flight procedures are based
- Construction of both conventional and PBN flight procedures
- The basics of charting: how to prepare and interpret instrument departure, arrival and