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Deployment Scenario Title

Enhanced rotorcraft and GA operations in the TMA

Deployment Scenario Description Enhanced rotorcraft and general aviation operations in the TMA: this solution further develops the simultaneous non-interfering concept of operations to allow rotorcraft and general aviation to operate to and from airports without conflicting with fixed-wing traffic or requiring runway slots.
Essential Operational Change Multimodal Mobility and integration of all Airspace Users
Maturity In development phase: Key Solutions Approaching Maturity
Applicable Operating Environment
Airport Terminal Airspace En-Route Network
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Performance Contribution of the DS
Capacity Safety Environment Cost-efficiency Operational efficiency
Stakeholders affected (at least one enabler to be deployed)
ANSP AO AU Network Manager
Civil Military Civil Military Civil Military
TWR, APP, CNS TWR, APP, AMC Scheduled, BA Fixed, BA Rotorcraft, GA Transport, Fighter, Light  
SESAR Solutions
Solution Code Solution Title Solution Description Related Elements
PJ.01-06 Enhanced Rotorcraft operations in the TMA Enhanced Rotorcraft operations in the TMA further develop the simultaneous non-interfering (SNI)...
Operational Improvement Steps
OI Step Code OI Step Title OI Step Description Related Elements
AOM-0104-B Advanced Point-in-Space RNP approaches and departures Rotorcraft procedures are designed to allow easier IFR access to VFR FATOs, in particular when...
Enabler Code Enabler Title Enabler Description Related Elements
A/C-01 Enhanced positioning for LPV/RNP based on Single Frequency SBAS Enhanced positioning for Localizer Precision with Vertical Guidance Approach based on Single...
A/C-04b Flight management and guidance for RNP 0.3 (Category H(rotorcraft)) in all phases of flight, except final approach and initial missed approach The helicopter community identified a need for a specification that has a single accuracy of...
A/C-05a APV Barometric VNAV Flight management and guidance to perform Approach Procedure with Vertical guidance (APV) using...
A/C-06 Flight management and guidance for LPV approach based on SBAS Flight management and guidance for Localizer Precision with Vertical guidance approach (LPV)...
  A/C-07 Flight management and guidance for RNP transition to ILS/GLS/LPV Flight management and guidance for curved approach (requiring FMS capable of Radius to Fix) with...
PRO-250 Rotorcraft procedures for IFR access to VFR FATOs Design of Rotorcraft procedures to allow IFR access to VFR FATOs. Advanced (e.g. curved)...
A/C-02a Enhanced positioning using GBAS single frequency Enhanced positioning using GBAS single frequency (GPS L1)
  A/C-23a Synthetic vision in low visibility conditions Synthetic vision (SV) in Low Visibility Conditions to facilitate approach
A/C-83 Head Mounted Display for PinS procedures Head Mounted Display provides "eyes-out" the information that can be used to facilitate safe...
BTNAV-0502 Update of Minimum Performance Standard for Enhanced Vision (EV) New EUROCAE standard(s) based on: - DO-315 / ED-179A MASPS for EVS, SVS, CVS and EFVS (no...
BTNAV-0503 New ARP standard for Transport Category Airplane HUD/SVS systems Proceed with the development of Transport Category Airplane Head Up Display (HUD) Systems
BTNAV-0504 Update of Minimum Performance Standard for Airborne Synthetic Vision (SV) ED-180 (EUROCAE WG-79 equivalent for DO-315B MASPS for SVS_150ftDA (2011))
CTE-N07a GBAS Cat I based on Single-Constellation / Single-Frequency GNSS (GPS L1) GBAS Cat I is deployed as a precursor to GBAS Cat II/III to support validation of precision...
PRO-251 ATC Procedure to handle SNI IFR rotorcraft operations using PinS ATC Procedure to handle SNI IFR rotorcraft operations using PinS. This covers specific Flight...
REG-0009 AMC for Curved Approaches To be confirmed, pending project 09.12 outcome. Need for coordination between EASA and European...
STD-025 Harmonisation Specifications on Ground Based Augmentation System Ground Equipment to Support Category I Operations Planned for ETSI
STD-043 EN 303 084, Ground Based Augmentation System (GBAS) VHF ground-air Data Broadcast (VDB) ETSI Technical characteristics and methods of measurement for ground-based equipment; Harmonized...
STD-067 DO-253D 'GBAS MOPS' & DO-246E 'GBAS ICD' Main standards for the GBAS airborne receiver