Aircraft Completion

What’s WAAS !!!!

I’m going to try to explain WAAS without any ”Geek Speak”. This is a very simplified explanation for non-aviation professionals. WAAS :Wide Area Augmentation System is a means of enhancing conventional GPS accuracy to enable precision like approaches where no conventional ground based precession approach facilities exist. There are about 1500 Read more…

Aircraft Management

Aviation: Legal v Safe

Those of us on the line side of flying or maintenance always here the following words from crew scheduling, maintenance control and our chief pilots. “It’s Legal” my response has always been but is it “safe”. Let’s take a look a the formal definitions of the terms courtesy of Merriam-Webster Read more…

Aircraft Completion

RVSM

RVSM This photo was taken on North Atlantic tack “C” a couple of days ago. I thought those of you who are wondering why we are so critical about our altimeter calibrations and RVSM compliances issues would like to see what a 1000 foot separation looks like. Ivan Klugman     ivan@inavsol.com      www.inavsol.com    Read more…