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What does NPA stand for?

Non-Precision Approach

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Nippon Pulse America (Nippon Pulse Motor Co., Ltd.)
No Permanent Address
No Police Action
No Political Affiliation
Non Partisan Association (political party)
Non Performing Assets
Non Personal Account (banking)
Non Precision Approaches (aviation)
Non Published Area
Non-Partisan Alliance (Canada)
Non-Profit Agency
Non-Public Assistance (various locations)
None Portable Apparatus
Nordic Planetarium Association
Normal Pension Age
Normal Production Allowance
North Perry Airport (Hollywood, FL)
Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance (Pittston, PA)
Northern Pipeline Agency (Canada)
Northern Prospectors Association (Canada)

Samples in periodicals archive:
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.
We set up for the TACAN 24, non-precision approach to Anderson Air Force Base.
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.
NeoAV EFIS offers advanced features such as a GPS interface, area navigation map, non-precision approach, and weather radar.
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.
The FAA issued Technical Supplemental Order (TSO) C-129 Class A1, which approves Interstate's GPS flight management system for use in en route, terminal, and non-precision approach navigation.
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) navigation performance requirements for domestic en route, terminal, non-precision approach and precision approach phase of flight.

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