FAA and ICAO CERTIFIED INSTRUMENT FLIGHT PROCEDURE DESIGNERS
Houston based Hughes Aerospace Corporation is a globally recognized and fully credentialed Third Party Air Navigation Services Provider. Hughes designs, implements and maintains Instrument Flight Procedures for government authorities worldwide. We are the largest non-FAA Public Service Provider, experienced in developing and maintaining Part 97 Public, as well as Special Instrument Flight Procedures. Hughes is endorsed by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) as a Third-Party Air Navigation Service Provider in addition to several other regulatory authorities worldwide. We also possess certification for complete inspection & validation services, conducted with Hughes Flight Inspection aircraft or our customer’s aircraft. Hughes delivers Integrated Performance Based Navigation (PBN) solutions for regulators, airports, and Air Traffic Management organizations throughout the global aerospace supply chain. Together, we have participated in landmark airspace projects that involve PBN throughout North America, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. Our solutions are both complete and tailored to our customer’s specifications.
FAA – Hughes possess FAA Third Party Authorization to provide Public & Special Instrument Flight Procedures. Specifically, our certifications allow us to design, implement and maintain Instrument Flight Procedures. Hughes FAA approved program includes Validation Services involving Simulator, Flight and Obstacle Validation for both Public & Special Navigation Procedures. Additionally, Hughes possesses FAA Third Party Authorization to perform FAA Heliport Evaluations. Hughes Aerospace has and its own aircraft and FAA approved equipment, necessary to provide a very efficient, timely turnkey response for both new and existing
procedures including IFP Maintenance & NOTAM Service.
ICAO – Hughes is one of a few organizations in the world to have received ICAO Endorsement as an approved Third-Party Air Navigation Services Provider. We are qualified for both Conventional and PBN Navigation Procedures. Hughes is also a part of the ICAO PBN “Go-Team” and has worked with ICAO member states on PBN implementations.
UAE – Hughes Aerospace has received a license for Instrument
Flight Procedure Design in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) from the
UAE General Civil Aviation Authority. The Director General has presented Hughes Aerospace Corporation a license for procedure design in the United Hughes COPTER GPS Approaches & Departures Arab Emirates.
Oman – Hughes Aerospace has an Instrument Flight Procedure Design License from the Sultanate of Oman and has worked closely with the CAA to implement the first PBN procedures in Oman.
Philippines –The Director General of the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines awarded Hughes a Third-Party license to develop Instrument Flight Procedures throughout the Philippines.