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GPS approaches a step closer

PUBLISHED: 16:48 10 August 2007 | UPDATED: 13:49 10 October 2012

CAA launches step-by-step guide for non-precision GPS approaches

In preparation for the introduction of non-precision GPS approaches for general aviation, the CAA has launched a publication detailing how to fly them.CAP 773 Flying RNAV (GNSS) Non Precision Approaches in Private and General Aviation Aircraft includes:The licensing requirements for pilots and the minimum aircraft equipment required;How to set up the aircraft’s GPS equipment to fly an approach;A step-by-step guide to flying the approaches, including pre-flight checks;A guide for instructors; andA recommended training syllabus for the approaches. It is available at www.caa.co.uk/publications.

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