Position Paper

Performance-Based Navigation

Nov 09, 2017


Performance-Based Navigation (PBN) is now being implemented in many states and areas worldwide. IFALPA welcomes this development as the next generation navigation application recognizing that PBN is necessary to resolve the current effects on flight operations with an increase in traffic, demands on airspace capacity, an increased concentration on efficiency and environmental requirements.

As PBN is implemented several issues have come to light that must be addressed from an individual user, aircraft, procedural/ regulatory, and air traffic system management level that must be harmonized and standardized. It is important to note that present safety standards should not only be met but improved with the continuing implementation of PBN

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