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What does NPA stand for?

NPA stands for Non-Precision Approach

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The Air Navigation Service Provider (ANSP) is trialling modified arrival procedures at Birmingham where no traffic will be lined up ahead of any aircraft on a non-precision approach once it is within 6nm (nautical miles) unless it has established communications with the tower controller.
The crash on 3 April 1996 of a US military transport in Bosnia while performing a non-precision approach in adverse weather, with the resulting deaths of US Secretary of Commerce Ron Brown and 34 passengers, demonstrated the tactical need for a new rapidly-deployable precision approach system.
UK CAA licensed pilots flying UK-registered aircraft fitted with GPS equipment that meets the requirements of Aeronautical Information Circular (AIC) yellow 205 for Non-Precision Approach (NPA) operations are invited to take part in the trial.
The FAA will also publish non-precision approach procedures and install the automated weather observation system and 12 ground broadcast transceivers at 10 village airports in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta region in southwest Alaska to compliment the Capstone project.