Flight inspection

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Flight inspection refers to the periodic evaluation of navigational aids used in aviation, such as flight procedures and electronic signals, to ensure they are safe and accurate.wikipedia
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International Civil Aviation Organization

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Standards for flight inspection are provided by organisations such as the International Civil Aviation Organization and Federal Aviation Administration.
The ICAO Council adopts standards and recommended practices concerning air navigation, its infrastructure, flight inspection, prevention of unlawful interference, and facilitation of border-crossing procedures for international civil aviation.

Federal Aviation Administration

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Standards for flight inspection are provided by organisations such as the International Civil Aviation Organization and Federal Aviation Administration.

Navigational aid

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Flight inspection refers to the periodic evaluation of navigational aids used in aviation, such as flight procedures and electronic signals, to ensure they are safe and accurate.

Aviation

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Flight inspection refers to the periodic evaluation of navigational aids used in aviation, such as flight procedures and electronic signals, to ensure they are safe and accurate.

Flight procedure

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Flight inspection refers to the periodic evaluation of navigational aids used in aviation, such as flight procedures and electronic signals, to ensure they are safe and accurate.

Flight test

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Unlike flight tests, which analyze the aerodynamic design and safety of the aircraft itself, flight inspection comprises reviewing flight procedures (such as routes, approaches and departures) to ensure navigational support is sufficient, there are no obstacles and the procedure is reliable.

Aerodynamics

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Unlike flight tests, which analyze the aerodynamic design and safety of the aircraft itself, flight inspection comprises reviewing flight procedures (such as routes, approaches and departures) to ensure navigational support is sufficient, there are no obstacles and the procedure is reliable.

Radio navigation

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Radio navigation systems followed, with inspectors testing the radio transmitters while airborne, and then GPS.

Global Positioning System

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Radio navigation systems followed, with inspectors testing the radio transmitters while airborne, and then GPS.

Instrument landing system

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Radio-navigation aids must provide a certain accuracy (set by international standards of CAST/ICAO); to ensure this is the case, flight inspection organizations periodically check critical parameters with properly equipped aircraft to calibrate and certify ILS precision.

Beijing Daxing International Airport

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On January 23, 2019, the first flight inspection began to be carried out and was expected to be completed in March.

Transponder landing system

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To assure this is the case, flight inspection organizations periodically check critical parameters on properly equipped aircraft to calibrate and certify TLS precision.

504 Squadron (Portugal)

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The squadron is responsible for VIP transport of high level government officials, medical evacuation, urgent transport of human organs for transplant, and verification and calibration of navigational aids.

Wally Funk

In 1974, Funk was hired by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) as its first female Air Safety Investigator.

Distance measuring equipment

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Radio-navigation aids must keep a certain degree of accuracy, given by international standards, FAA, EASA, ICAO, etc. To assure this is the case, flight inspection organizations check periodically critical parameters with properly equipped aircraft to calibrate and certify DME precision.

Non-directional beacon

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Radio-navigation aids must keep a certain degree of accuracy, given by international standards, FAA, ICAO, etc.; to assure this is the case, Flight inspection organizations periodically check critical parameters with properly equipped aircraft to calibrate and certify NDB precision.

Precision approach radar

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A traditional PAR flight inspection procedure is performed without a navigation signal available to compare directly to a truth reference.