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Basic Area Navigation (1.0 hour)
  • European implementation
  • Requirements for operation
  • Advisory Circular 90-96A
  • Operational Procedures
  • Knowledge Requirements


Communication and Navigation Equipment (2.0 hours)
  • Communication
  • Navigation
  • Flight Management Systems
  • Limitations/Requirements


Contingencies (3.0 hours)
  • General Oceanic Procedures
  • Procedures specific to the North Atlantic Region
  • Procedures specific to the Pacific Region
  • Weather Deviation Procedures
  • ICAO Lost Communications Procedures
  • RVSM


Customs (1.0 hour)
  • Entry and Exit Requirements
    • Documentation
    • ICAO Rules and Regulations
    • US Customs and Immigration
    • Airport Designations
    • Overflight Exemptions


Equal Time Points, Wet Footprints and Point of Safe Return (1.0 hour)
  • Define an equal time point
  • Computing an equal time point
  • Computing an off-route equal time point
  • Applying equal time point information in decision making
  • Define a wet foot print
  • Discuss issues associated with possible operation with a wet foot print
  • Define a point of safe return
  • Compute a point of safe return
  • Application of point of safe return in decision making


European Operations (2 hours)
  • SLOT Times
  • Safety Assessment of Foreign Aircraft
  • Phraseology
  • Basic RNAV
  • Precision RNAV
    (Includes the BRNAV and PRNAV modules)


FAA and ICAO Rules, Regulations, and Procedures (2.0 hours)
  • ICAO
    • 96 Articles to the Chicago Convention
    • Standards and Recommended Practices
    • Procedures for Air Navigation Services
    • Regional Supplementary Procedures
  • Country Aeronautical Information Publications
  • Federal Aviation Regulations
  • FAA Inspector's Handbook 8900.1


NAT High Level Airspace (30 minutes)
  • Definition
  • Requirements


Navigation Log Preparation (1.5 hours)
  • Review the use of tools needed to complete a navigation log
  • Develop a navigation log


North Atlantic Operations (3.0 hours)
  • Airspace organization
  • Routing Systems
  • Communications
  • Oceanic Crossing Clearances
  • Western Atlantic Route Structure (WATRS)
  • North Atlantic High Level Airspace (NAT HLA)


Oceanic Airspace Structure (1.0 hr)
  • Acceptable Level of Safety
  • Separation Definitions
  • Separation standards
  • North Atlantic Separations
  • Pacific Separation
  • Oceanic crossing clearances and establishing separation
  • Ramifications involving the loss of separation
  • Error definitions
  • Error reports
  • Scrutiny and Investigation
  • Possible actions


Pacific Operations (1.5 hours)
  • North Pacific Route Structure (NOPAC)
  • Central East Pacific Route Structure (CEPAC)
  • Airport Availability
  • Pacific Organized Track System (PACOTS)
  • Includes RNAV-10


PANS - OPS Procedures (3.0 hours)
  • Obstacle clearance
  • Takeoff segment
  • Departure Procedures
  • Holding Procedures
  • Instrument Approach Procedure
  • Approach Review


Performance Based Navigation (1.0 hour)
  • ICAO Documents 9613
  • Differences between RNAV and RNP
  • Harmonization of specifications


Precision Area Navigation (PRNAV) (2.0 hours)
  • European implementation
  • Requirements for operation
  • Advisory Circular 90-96A
  • Operational Procedures
  • Knowledge Requirements


RNAV 10 (RNP 10 Label) (1.0 hour)
  • Definition
  • Requirements
  • Operating Limitations


RNP-4 (1.0 hour)
  • Definition of the RNP-4 Navigation Specification
  • Standard operating procedures and knowledge requirements, to include:
    • Flight planning
    • Preflight procedures at the aircraft
    • En-route procedures
  • Contingency procedures
  • Approval requirements
  • Removal of operating approval


Route Analysis (2.0 hours)
  • Flight Planning the Route
  • Air Traffic Clearances
  • Oceanic Operations
  • Domestic Operations
  • Airport Analysis


RVSM Airspace (1.5 hours)
  • Definition
  • Requirements
  • Appendix G to Part 91
  • Appendix B to AC 91-85A
  • Appendix C to AC 91-85A
  • US Domestic Implementation
  • TCAS II Operation above Flight Level 290


The ICAO Fight Plan (1.0 hour)
  • Proper Completion
  • Updating the Service Provider


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