International Federation of Air Line Pilots' Associations

IFALPA Briefing Leaflet: Ground Based Augmentation System (GBAS) and GBAS Landing System (GLS)


GBAS (Ground Based Augmentation System) and GLS (GBAS Landing System) is a GNSS (GPS) based ap- proach and monitoring system that utilises a local airport facility to increase the accuracy and integrity of the position of an aircraft both vertically and laterally to support a Precision Approach.

IFALPA Briefing Leaflet: Cold Temperature Corrections


Altimeters (even on the most advanced aircraft) indicate correctly only if the temperature of the atmosphere is equal to the values of the International Standard Atmosphere (ISA).
When the temperature is lower than ISA, then your true altitude is lower than the indicated altitude!

Latest IFALPA publication


Performance Based Navigation (PBN) is now being used in many states and areas worldwide. IFALPA welcomes this development for the next generation navigation application recognizing that PBN is necessary to resolve the current effects on flight operations with an increase in traffic, demands on airspace capacity, an increased concentration on ef- ficiency and environmental requirements.

Pilots using iPads to monitor turbulence


Delta Air Lines Inc. is asking regulators for permission to allow pilots to use iPads to monitor inflight turbulence in Boeing 737 aircraft.
Turbulence encounters accounted for more than one-third of the accident events, and all but one of the 32 encounters with turbulence occurred during en route phases of flight, according to a filing Delta made to the Federal Aviation Administration.

Safety Bulletin on SID/STAR phraseology


In light of a recent review review by ICAO of this issue, IFALPA felt the need to update and re-issue a Safety Bulletin regarding SID/STAR phraseology issues.


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