AVS-2004 Global Positioning System

Quick Facts


Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Course is Part of this Program

Course Length
Self-Paced (Must be completed within 6 months)

Course Dates & Locations
Courses are online and can be started anytime.

Your registration will be handled by a secure payment system. Credit card information will not be saved.



This course covers the Global Positioning System (GPS), including components, operating principles and normal operation. Detailed information on satellite signals, RAIM, and flight crew responsibilities is included, complemented by sections on GPS. Approaches including overlay approaches, RNAV GPS, and RNP AR operations. Additional information includes aircraft requirements, operational requirements, flight crew requirements, and abnormal operation procedures. The course is available in versions for Boeing and Airbus aircraft, showing aircraft instrumentation for each type.

Who Should Attend

  • Experienced airline pilots

Course Objectives

  • Components
  • Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS)
  • Operating principles
  • Benefits
  • User requirements
  • Operation
  • RAIM
  • Abnormal situations
  • Approach structure
  • GPS overlay approaches
  • RNAV GPS approaches
  • RNP AR approaches
  • Abnormal situations

Contact Us

Office of Professional Education, Worldwide Campus
1 Aerospace Boulevard
Daytona Beach, FL 32114-3900

This is a self-guided online course; you will be able to complete this course at your own pace, from wherever you choose.