The object of this Minimum Navigation Performance Specification (MNPS) training is to give the students a good general knowledge of the regulations and requirements for Flight in NAT MNPS airspace.
According to the North Atlantic Operations Manual, provided by ICAO, (Europen, and North Atlantic Office) pilots MUST NOT fly across the North Atlantic within MNPS airspace, nor at flight levels 290 to 410 inclusive, anywhere within the NAT Region, unless they are in possession of the appropriate approval (s) issued by the State of Registry or the State of the Operator.
This course is divided into 2 sections. As a bonus material, the crew also views 10 videos, which describes various scenarios and traps.
- Computer Flight Plansetops
- Manual Flight Plans
- Aircraft Performance
- ATC Flight Plans
- Weather Data
- ETOPS MEL/CDL
- Rule Distance and Alternate Airports
- Fuel Loading
- Navigation Data Base
- Plotting Charts
- Organised Track System
- Flight Time Limitations
- Preparation Of Long Haul Nav Bag
- Captains Responsibilities – (International Requirements)
This course is updated after any major change in the regulations, or if a significant incident or accident occurs under the scope of this subject.