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GPS/ LAAS Projects

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LAAS

  • Implementation process
    • Develop operational requirements
    • Formulate candidate system architectures
    • Specify minimum performance in terms of system architecture specific parameters
    • Generate performance verification procedures
  • Includes the development of flight inspection criteria for the associated instrument procedure
  • Criteria development process
    • Consider test/qualification activities accomplished prior to flight inspection (inspection ≠ design approval)
    • Assess site-specific elements of LAAS procedures and confirm availability of service
    • Identify objectives and parameters to be assessed
    • Generate assessment procedures and tolerances
    • Conditions required to put facility/procedure in service
    • Develop inspection criteria and procedure that facilitate effective, efficient sampling of service volume
  • USDOT/FAA Notice 8200.116
    • Flight Inspection/ Validation of Ground-Based Augmentation System (GBAS) Precision Approach and Flight Procedures”
  • Newark Liberty International Airport (KEWR)
    • Honeywell SLS-4000 ground facility
    • December 8-15, 2009
    • Commissioned GLS (LAAS) approach procedures to runways 22L, 22R and 11
  • Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (KIAH)
    • February 24 – March 4, 2012
    • Six instrument approach procedures commissioned