Israel is showing the aviation industry a new use for noise-reducing and efficiency-boosting performance-based navigation (PBN) procedures: avoiding the rocket’s red glare.  More to the point, the precisely defined narrow paths used in required navigation performance (RNP) approaches, a type of PBN procedure, could in theory allow the country to keep all runways at its main international airport, Ben Gurion, and others open during conflicts with its neighbors. The procedures, ...


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