Aircraft, during the flight (either leaving, arriving at an airport, or on cruise phases) need to follow a stringent set of tracks and flight procedures. The design of these procedures needs to follow certain regulations such as ICAO PANS-OPS, FAA TERPS and Canadian TP 308, and it is also recommended by ICAO in Doc. 9906 Vol 5 that ground validation is performed as part of the design process.
IDS AirNav, a high tech integrated solutions services company, offers our market leading FPDAM suite for flight procedure design, used by around 60 organizations worldwide, as well as our own ICAO recognized team of procedure designers. IDS AirNav also offers a set of simulators to perform ground validation. FPSAT is a virtual simulator for flyability checks and satellite availability analysis while AACS and TBA3D are cockpit and control tower simulators respectively, which provide test bed environments for flight procedure validation, flyability checks and airport operations analysis.