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.
What does NPA stand for?
NPA stands for Non-Precision Approach
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- Military and Government
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We have 415 other meanings of NPA in our Acronym Attic
- 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 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.