NAT HLA – including Performance Based Communications and Surveillance (PBCS)

The course has been designed to give you a thorough overview of North Atlantic Operations High Level Airspace (including Performance Based Communications and Surveillance (PBCS).

£40.00 (exc. VAT)

2 hour(s)

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Who is this course aimed at? Flight Crew

Course Topics:

  • Construction of the OTS System
  • Operational Approval and Aircraft System Requirements
  • Other Route Structures adjacent to the OTS
  • Flight Planning
  • Oceanic ATC Clearance
  • Communications and Position Reporting Procedures
  • Application of Mach Number Technique
  • NAT HLA Flight Operation and Navigation Procedures
  • ATS Surveillance Services in NAT HLA
  • Monitoring of Aircraft Systems and Crew Performance
  • Procedures in the event of Navigation Systems Failure or Degradation
  • Special Procedures for In-Flight Contingencies
  • Check Lists for Pilots operating in NAT HLA
  • Guarding against Complacency
  • The Prevention if Deviations from Track as a Result of Waypoint Insertion Errors

After completing this course you should be able to:

  • Describe the Special Areas of Operation
  • Describe Mach Number Technique and how to interpret track messages
  • Understand the Oceanic Track System and list procedures as per oceanic checklist
  • Explain plotting methods used for NAT HLA
  • Understand NAT HLA communication processes/procedures
  • Understand the oceanic contingency procedures

Useful information to have to hand during completion:

  • Ops Manual
  • North Atlantic Plotting Chart

Upon successful completion of the course, you will be issued with a certificate.