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The Implementation of the EGNOS System to APV-I Precision Approach Operations
1 Silesian University of Technology, Katowice, Poland
2 Polish Air Navigation Services Agency, Warsaw, Poland
3 GNSS-Consortium, Poland
ABSTRACT: First in the Poland tests of the EGNOS SIS (Signal in Space) were conducted on 5th October 2007 on the flight inspection with SPAN (The Synchronized Position Attitude Navigation) technology at the Mielec airfield. This was an introduction to a test campaign of the EGNOS-based satellite navigation system for air traffic. The advanced studies will be performed within the framework of the EGNOS-APV project in 2009. The implementation of the EGNOS system to APV-I precision approach operations, is conducted according to ICAO requirements in Annex 10. Definition of usefulness and certification of EGNOS as SBAS (Satellite Based Augmentation System) in aviation requires thorough analyses of accuracy, integrity, continuity and availability of SIS (Signal in Space). Also, the project will try to exploit the excellent accuracy performance of EGNOS to analyze the implementation of GLS (GNSS Landing System) approaches (Cat I-like approached using SBAS, with a decision height of 200 ft). Location of the EGNOS monitoring station Chelm, located near Polish-Ukrainian border, being also at the east border of planned EGNOS coverage for ECAC states is very useful for SIS tests in this area. According to current EGNOS programmed schedule, the project activities will be carried out with EGNOS system v2.2, which is the version released for civil aviation certification. Therefore, the project will allow demonstrating the feasibility of the EGNOS certifiable version for civil applications.
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Citation note:
Fellner A., Banaszek K., Tróminski P.: The Implementation of the EGNOS System to APV-I Precision Approach Operations. TransNav, the International Journal on Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 41-46, 2010
Authors in other databases:
Andrzej Fellner: Scopus icon53867812700
Krzysztof Banaszek:
Paweł Tróminski:

Other publications of authors:

M. Grzegorzewski, J. Ćwiklak, H. Jafernik, A. Fellner

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