Will GNSS ever become the ‘sole means’ navigation service? What does this mean? Can the current satellite systems be improved to achieve ‘sole means’ and what are the enhancements required to make the system acceptable for civil aviation use?
This 5 day GNSS course is designed to give a clear explanation of satellite constellations used for navigation, signal structures, system errors and a full explanation of the different types of augmentation that can be applied. The course will look at the current limitations of satellite systems and reviews the GNSS vulnerabilities. The course will also discuss future planned improvements to GPS and GLONASS, it will review the progress of SBAS and GBAS before discussing the emerging European and Chinese constellations GALILEO and BEIDOU. This course aims to provide participants with an in-depth view of GNSS, its principles and benefits for civil aviation.
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