Precision approach (PA) procedure

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Term Precision approach (PA) procedure
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non-precision approach

precision approach

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PA

Definition

1. An instrument approach procedure using precision lateral and vertical guidance with minima as determined by the category of operation.

Note.— Lateral and vertical guidance refers to the guidance provided either by:

a) a ground-based navigation aid; or

b) computer generated navigation data.

Definition Source

ICAO (2006), Official definition, PANS-OPS/I, Procedures for Air Navigation Services — Aircraft Operations — Flight Procedures [Doc 8168/I]

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