Area navigation (RNAV) specification

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Term area navigation (RNAV) specification
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Mandatory for


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required navigation performance (RNP) specification

area navigation

Broader term

navigation specification

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Definition

A navigation specification based on area navigation that does not include the requirement for performance monitoring and alerting, designated by the prefix RNAV, e.g. RNAV 5, RNAV 1.

Definition Source

ICAO (2006) Official definition, Annex 10, Vol. I, Aeronautical Communications - Radio Navigation Aids

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