Obstacle clearance is the primary safety consideration in developing instrument flight procedures. The ICAO Document 8168 „PANS-OPS“, Vol. II specifies detailed criteria for the protection of instrument flight procedures including departures, en-route as well as arrivals and approaches.
Airsight’s 4-day course provides a comprehensive overview of the flight procedure design and obstacle clearance criteria specified in ICAO PANS-OPS. It’s content covers the following topics:
- Introduction (ICAO Regulations and Basics, Navigation)
- General Design Criteria (Fundamentals, Turn Protection)
- Procedure Design Criteria incl. Departure Procedures, Arrivals and Approaches (General), Missed Approaches, ILS Precision Approaches, Conventional Non-Precision Approaches, RNAV Approaches)
- Further Aspects (Airspace Design)
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