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24 Apr 2019
NAT HLA course update completed

The NAT/HLA course has been updated to reflect the changes of the North Atlantic Operations and Airspace Manual (NAT Doc. 007) applicable from 28th of March 2019.

An additional chapter covering Special Procedures for In-Flight Contingencies as well as Data Link Communications have been added. Also information on weather and terrain is now included in the training.

So the new version of the NAT HLA training includes the following chapters:

  • North Atlantic RVSM requirements;
  • Organised Track System (OTS);
  • Other Routes in the NAT airspace;
  • Flight planning requirements;
  • ATC clearances;
  • Communication;
  • Mach Number Technique;
  • Cross check of aircraft systems;
  • Procedures in the event of system failures;
  • Special Procedures for inflight contingencies;
  • Strategic Lateral Offset Procedure (SLOP);
  • Data Link Communications;
  • Performance Based Communication and Surveillance (PBCS);
  • Weather;
  • Terrain.