Performance-Based Navigation for Pilots (PBNP EN): Online

Performance-Based Navigation for Pilots (PBNP EN): Online

ICAO Course


PBN represents a shift from sensor-based to performance-based navigation. PBN routes and procedures are designed to meet a navigation specification which is defined in terms of accuracy, integrity, continuity and functionality for the proposed operations in the context of a particular airspace. PBN is increasingly becoming the normal method of navigation and all pilots need to understand the basic concepts and operational requirements.

Goal: This course provides pilots an overview of the Performance-Based Navigation (PBN) concept, its principles and procedures for PBN operations.

The following online modules cover:

  1. Goal and objectives.
  2. Overview.
  3. PBN Concepts: Development of PBN. PBN Concept in detail. PBN Error Model.
  4. PBN Operational Aspects: Planning and Pre-flight Operating in PBN airspace. SID/STAR procedures. Approach Procedures. Charts.
  5. Issues: Flight Plan. RNAV Visual. GLS Approaches. Charting. Charting US-Canada.
  6. Helicopters: RNP 0.3 Specification. Operating Procedures. Point in Space Approaches. PinS -Proceed Visual. PinS - Proceed VFR. Point in Space Departures. Visual Segment.

Learning Objectives

  • Explain the PBN concept;
  • Provide information essential to pilots on how to operate on PBN routes and procedures

Primary Target Population

  •  Commercial; and 
  •  General Aviation Pilots

Course Fee

300.00 USD
Women Discount: 10% off
CAA Employee: 275.00 USD
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Course Info
Language: English
Delivery Mode: Online
Duration: 5 Hours
Level: Technical