EUROCONTROL Training Zone

IFPS and Flight Planning E-learning [NMO-IFPS-INTRO]

e-Learning Course
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12 Months
max. study period
6 Hours
Duration
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  • Video lectures
  • Tests
  • Practical exercises

The initial Integrated Flight Planning System (IFPS) is the centralised flight plan processing and distribution system that is in operation in Europe and is operated by the Network Manager.

This eLearning package explains the basic operation, objectives and features of the IFPS. It also introduces the basics of submitting and/or updating flight plans and associated messages. The package concludes with an overview of some of the special case situations that may be encountered when filing flight plans.

This course is mandatory for anyone who wishes to attend the IFPS classroom-based course [NMO-IFPS-ADV-C] and recommended for anyone who submits flights to the IFPS.

Objectives
By the end of this course, participants will be able to:
-    Explain the purpose of the IFPS
-    Describe the scope of the IFPS
-    Submit and validate flights plans, including repetitive flight plans, with the IFPS
-    Describe the revalidation process
-    Carry out flight plan updates with the IFPS
-    Discuss the aircraft address code, special status flights, special airborne activities and supplementary information in the context of flight planning
Audience
Flight planners, airliner operators and anyone who is required to file flight plans with the IFPS.
Certificate awarded
All candidates will receive a certificate of completion.
Price
This course is free of charge.
Terms and Conditions
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