Progress in realization of the RNP-1 / RNAV-1 (GNSS) specification on IL-76TD aircrafts
PCF “STORK” Ltd. (DOA Certificate No. UA.21J.0018) in joint with partner Companies (ZetAvia and Aviamir organizations, Part-145 Certificates No.UA.145.0040 and No. UA.145.0044), was modified 4 IL-76TD aircrafts with installation of the satellite navigation system CH-4312-02 for realization of the RNP-1 / RNAV-1 (GNSS) specification.
PCF “STORK” provides technical support in operation of modified IL-76 airplanes and consultations of flight crews on the use of equipment CH-4312-02 for the implementation of SID / STAR procedures.
On 05/04/2018, the total flight time of modified IL-76 airplanes was more than 150 flight hours. In general, flights were made to/from the airports of the UAE, which confirms an acceptable level of compliance of the flight characteristics of the upgraded IL-76 aircrafts to the requirements of the RNP-1/RNAV-1 (GNSS) specification. (Circular of the UAE Aviation Administration AIC A 03/2017).
The feedback from technical staff and flight crews of airlines that operating the upgraded IL-76 aircrafts according to RNP-1 / RNAV-1 (GNSS) specification allows to improve the design in the future.