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GE Supports Air Navigation Service Providers Around the World with Customizable Performance-based Navigation Solutions

Dépèche transmise le 6 mars 2012 par Business Wire

GE Supports Air Navigation Service Providers Around the World with Customizable Performance-based Navigation Solutions

GE Supports Air Navigation Service Providers Around the World with Customizable Performance-based Navigation Solutions

AMSTERDAM & SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GE is supporting air navigation service providers (ANSP) around the world by offering customizable Performance-based Navigation (PBN) solutions complementary to each organization’s internal capability. Whether an ANSP needs aeronautical information data, operationally acceptable design support, full service PBN implementation or other PBN deployment assistance, GE has the experience and capability to support. GE Aviation is showcasing its PBN technology during the ATC Global Exhibition and Conference in Amsterdam this week.

“Deploying beneficial PBN is a complex task and ANSPs may require different levels of support throughout the process”

“Deploying beneficial PBN is a complex task and ANSPs may require different levels of support throughout the process,” said Giovanni Spitale, general manager for GE Aviation’s PBN Services. “Implementing beneficial PBN takes the right mix of tools, data, and expertise. By partnering with GE, ANSPs can fill any gaps within their organization to ensure adherence with ICAO’s Resolution A37-11 deadline of PBN procedures to nearly every runway end by 2016.”

There are many elements unique to PBN design and implementation, versus conventional flight path design, that require experts to ensure operational acceptability, seamless airspace integration, flyability, publication and more. GE provides the expertise and tools to support each step of the PBN implementation process, from pre-design, design and implementation services.

Since 2003, GE has worked with stakeholders around the world to support their PBN deployment efforts. GE pioneered the PBN industry with a full-service design, validation and implementation offering that met the needs of the early adopters of PBN. Today, as the PBN world has evolved and matured, the organizations implementing PBN have more diverse needs for support to complement their internal design capability. Solutions include precise terrain and obstacle data, criteria compliant procedure designs, procedure validation, environmental approval, regulatory approval, FMS coding, flight operational safety assessments, and over 15 other individual PBN offerings.

PBN technology allows aircraft to fly precisely-defined flight paths without relying on ground-based radio-navigation signals. Required Navigation Performance (RNP) procedures, an advanced form of PBN technology, can be designed to shorten the distance an aircraft has to fly en-route, and to reduce fuel burn, exhaust emissions and noise pollution in communities near airports. Because of RNP’s precision and reliability, the technology can help air traffic controllers reduce flight delays and alleviate air traffic congestion.

GE Aviation’s PBN Services unit is a world leader in the design and deployment of PBN and is working with aircraft operators and air traffic management providers in China, South and Central America, the United States, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and Europe to implement PBN solutions. Its RNP Services is an ecomagination qualified product. Learn more about GE’s PBN Services by clicking here.

GE Aviation, an operating unit of GE (NYSE: GE), is a world-leading provider of jet engines, components and integrated systems for commercial and military aircraft. GE Aviation has a global service network to support these offerings. For more information, visit us at www.ge.com/aviation.

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