Questions tagged [navigation]

Navigation is the process of planning and controlling travel from one location to another. There are many methods of navigation using different techniques and instruments.

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What aircraft manufacturer uses an HSI with DME, VOR, and G/S in one Instrument?

Which aircraft manufacturer uses a horizontal situation indicator (HSI) with DME, Glide Slope, VOR, and ADF in one Instrument?
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Can RNP AR APCH be defined as NPA or APV or PA?

How to define RNP AR APCH as a Non-Precision Approach / Approach with Vertical Guidance / Precision Approach? or it varies when complying with different standards just like RNP APCH? or it's ...
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What's the busiest airport that's not WGS-84 compliant?

Most latitude and longitude coordinates are defined relative to the WGS-84 standard, including GPS coordinates from your receiver. However, some coordinates are specified using local datums, and ...
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Where did the 22NM come from in acceptable VOR signal on a MOCA? Why 22NM?

SO a MOCA provides ROC along entire route but acceptable VOR nav signal for only 22NM. Why 22NM?
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What would happen when a pilot receives a message about Dead Reckoning Fault?

Dead Reckoning Fault will lead to some restrictions of the flight. What will happen after receiving this message?
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I need to know how to calculate drift with a Jeppessen CR-3. Can someone help?

In my exams we are not allowed to use E-6B, just a CR-3 jeppessen flight computer and I'm having serious issues calculating W/V from other parameters like TAS/GS and HDG/TRACK. Example: Q : Given: ...
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What is P-RNAV?

I came across the term P-RNAV. What is P RNAV, and what are the differences from 'standard' Area Navigation(RNAV)? Is there a specific set of requirements for P RNAV?
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Where can I find a navigation database for Brisbane?

Does anyone know of a database that details the GPS locations of beacons within Brisbane; or a data-set that tells me air routes and associated en-route beacons, way points etc.? I'd like to be able ...
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What are some of the bigger differences world wide in VFR charts?

While discussing Aviation Charts in this SE question, JanHudec & Jwentin commented that VFR chart symbols are not internationally standardized - including airspace names and procedures. What are ...
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When and how might a pilot use the 1-in-60 rule and the 10 degree drift rule for off track error corrections?

Okay, this is a 3 part question. How would you use the 1 in 60 rule, in the air - in flight? When would you use the 10° drift line way and when would you use the 1 in 60 rule way? With reference ...