Ensuring National Coverage with New Air Navigation Technology
A great article about Ground Based Navigation Aids, written by Garry Goodman, featured in the July NZ Airports Magazine.
Aviation access to airports, and thus the dependent communities and their economies, is in a critical phase of re-design to accommodate the use of new navigation technologies.
One outcome will be fewer ground based navigation aids, yet there must be sufficient to provide a safe emergency backup to the satellite based systems.
One of the NSS streams of work is to review the ground based navigation aids needed.