Online Training

Performance-Based Navigation (PBN) for Pilots Course (PBNFP-TRG)

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Least Developed Countries (LDCs) ($100) – Offer extended until 31 December 2020.

To obtain LDC price, please be sure to enter your country of origin in the billing address when completing your purchase. If applicable, the LDC discount will be automatically applied. See list of eligible countries.

Course Access:  Please note that your access to this course is limited to 3 months, starting from your registration date.



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


Target Population:
• Commercial; and
• General Aviation Pilots







More Information
SKU TRG-10012-001-01-E-R
Course duration 5 hours
Target population Air Traffic Control Officer
Training area Flight Safety and Safety Management
Training type Online