Approach Path Monitor

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Term Approach Path Monitor
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Mandatory for


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Related entries

Controlled flight into terrain

Broader term

Ground-based safety net

Narrower term


Abbreviation

APM

Definition

A ground-based safety net intended to warn the controller about increased risk of controlled flight into terrain accidents by generating, in a timely manner, an alert of aircraft proximity to terrain or obstacles during final approach.

Definition Source

EUROCONTROL (2009), "Safety Nets, Ensuring Effectiveness, Guide", Terms and definitions used in the EUROCONTROL Specifications, Change proposal for ICAO Doc 4444, §15.7.4 Note 1

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