Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS, PBN, and RNAV)

Course Overview

Course Duration: 5 Hours

Course Price: R1850 per person

The PBN concept specifies the accuracy, integrity, availability, continuity, and functionality of aircraft RNAV systems required for proposed operations in the context of a specific Airspace Concept. The PBN concept represents a change in navigation from sensor-based to performance-based.

Navigation specifications define performance requirements as well as the navigation sensors and equipment that can be used to meet them. These navigation specifications are detailed enough to aid global harmonization by providing States and operators with specific implementation instructions.  The Performance Based Navigation (PBN) Course covers the following:

  • Introduction
  • Concepts
  • Area Navigation (RNAV)
  • Basic RNAV (B-RNAV) Operations
  • Precision RNAV (P-RNAV) Operations
  • RNP – RNAV
  • Limitations of RNAV
  • Global Positioning System
  • Structure
  • GPS Errors and Limitations
  • Augmentation Systems
  • Operational Potential of GNSS Augmentation Systems
  • Equipment
  • RNAV System – Basic Functions
  • RNP System – Basic Functions
  • RNAV and RNP Specific Functions
  • Waypoint Naming
  • Path Terminators
  • RNP/RNAV Approaches
  • Human Factors
  • Airworthiness and Operational Approval
Target Learners

This course is applicable to:

  • Flight Deck Crew
Delivery Methods

Instructor Led Classroom Training
Online – cranfieldonline.co.za

Course Dates For Classroom Based Courses

This course is scheduled on an ad hoc basis. Please contact us for suitable dates, or complete a booking request below.

Booking Inquiry

Thank you for choosing Cranfield Aviation for your aviation training needs. To complete your course booking, please fill out the form provided with your preferred date. Once submitted, our team will reach out to you to confirm your booking for the closest available date and provide further information. We look forward to welcoming you to Cranfield.

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Cancellation Policy

Course bookings may be cancelled up to the day prior to the course date.  It can be done via WhatsApp or email, or telephonically.  We do not charge a cancellation fee, as we understand rosters change last minute and flight delays etc.  We just ask you to please, let us know. 

Code of Conduct

Timely arrival for the training is requested. Please note that the courses have an Aviation Authority-specified minimum number of training hours, so starting on time is imperative.

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Accreditations

SACAA, CAAB (Botswana), Mozambique, Namibia, DRC, Zimbabwe, Angola, Zambia.

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90 Fourth Road
Chartwell, Fourways
Johannesburg, South Africa

GET IN TOUCH

Contact us with any enquiry you may have. For your convenience you can send an online enquiry, email or phone us.

Learn Online

Cranfield also offers a range of online e-learning courses. Click here to access our online aviation training courses.

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Cancellation Policy

Course bookings may be cancelled up to the day prior to the course date.  It can be done via WhatsApp or email, or telephonically.  We do not charge a cancellation fee, as we understand rosters change last minute and flight delays etc.  We just ask you to please, let us know. 

Code of Conduct

Timely arrival for the training is requested. Please note that the courses have an Aviation Authority-specified minimum number of training hours, so starting on time is imperative. 

Read Full Policy Here

Accreditations

SACAA Approval, CAAB (Botswana) Approval, Mozambique, Namibia, DRC, Zimbabwe Approval, Angolan Approval, Zambian Approval.

Address

90 Fourth Road
Chartwell, Fourways
Johannesburg, South Africa

GET IN TOUCH

Contact us with any enquiry you may have. For your convenience you can send an online enquiry, email or phone us.

Learn Online

Cranfield also offers a range of online e-learning courses. Click here to access our online aviation training courses.

View Here

Cancellation Policy

Course bookings may be cancelled up to the day prior to the course date.  It can be done via WhatsApp or email, or telephonically.  We do not charge a cancellation fee, as we understand rosters change last minute and flight delays etc.  We just ask you to please, let us know. 

Code of Conduct

Timely arrival for the training is requested. Please note that the courses have an Aviation Authority-specified minimum number of training hours, so starting on time is imperative. The use of cell phones during training is frowned upon (discouraged).  If you are ‘on call’,  please put your phone on ‘silent’ on your desk and leave the room to take the call.  Courses held at Cranfield are all interactive and your instructor will encourage participation, where appropriate. We provide a light lunch between courses which is included in the price, is not compulsory and you are welcome to bring your own if you have dietary challenges (preferences). We have delegates from all over our continent with different beliefs, dress codes, and everyone is very welcome.

Accreditations

SACAA Approval, CAAB (Botswana) Approval, Mozambique, Namibia, DRC, Zimbabwe Approval, Angolan Approval, Zambian Approval.