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2014-04 : RNP-APCH (Required Navigation Performance Approach Procedures) with Barometric Vertical Navigation (APV/Baro-VNAV).
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Safety Information Bulletin
Publication(s) and related information
- EASA Acceptable Means of Compliance (AMC) 20-27. - EASA Certification Memorandum CM – AS – 002, Issue 01 dated 06/08/2012. Note 1: Section 7.5 of CM-AS-002 Issue 01 that addresses RNP-APCH procedures with APV/Baro-VNAV will be removed with Issue 02. - International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Procedures for Air Navigation Services - Operations (PANS OPS), ICAO Doc 8186, Amendment 4, Volume I & II; ICAO Performance Based Navigation (PBN) Manual, ICAO Doc 9613, 4th edition, 2013. - Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Advisory Circular (AC) 20-138C dated 08/05/2012 (cancelling FAA AC 20-129 and FAA AC 20-138B). - Final Report of the International Air Transport Association (IATA)/Association of European Airlines (AEA) Joint User Requirement Group (JURG) OPS Task Force (TF) on the use of APV/Baro-VNAV approaches at airports above 5.000 ft, dated 23/08/2013. Note 2: The final report of the IATA/AEA OPS TF is available for registered users from the AEA website: http://files.aea.be/jurg or can be made available by EASA upon request.
For further information contact the Safety Information Section, Certification Directorate, EASA. E-mail: ADs[at]easa.europa[dot]eu.
SIB_201404_Baro_VNAV_OPS.pdf (177 kb)
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