Proceedings of the
2018 International Flight Inspection Symposium

Table of Contents


Attendee List

About ION

Opening Ceremonies

ICAO Updated
Erwin Lassooij

1 - 37

Standards (Organizational, Operations, Systems)

Quality Assurance During Flight Inspection
Frank Musmann

38 - 45

Update of ICAO Document 8071 Volume 1
Gerhard E. Berz, Jules Hermens, Mike DiBenedetto, Asbjorn Madsen
Presentation File

46 - 51

Importance of Time Synchronization and Signal Filtering in Automated Flight Inspection Systems
Erling Grønbeck, Geir Bergsløkken, and Aleksander Berning Hagen

52 - 66

Flight Inspection Technology (including ADS-B and RFI)

Solution to the Problem of Civil Aviation VHF Band Radio Frequency Interference by Using Flight Inspection Aircraft
Lening Wang, Xitong Song, Jianyu Wang, and Shuming Liu
Presentation File

67 - 73

Experiences with GNSS Interference in Flight Inspection
Sigurd A. Bjelkarøy

74 - 82

Ground Check of GNSS Antennas on Aircraft
Rolf Seide

83 - 92

The Summary of the Flight Inspection Data Management System
Shunsuke Fujita
Presentation File

93 - 101

PAPI Flight Inspection Considerations
Mike Spanner

102 - 110

ADS-B and Functions for Flight Inspection
Frank Musmann

111 - 123

Flight Inspection of Aviation Data Links
Thomas Michael Pinnell, Sérgio Marcos da Rocha Corrêa

124 - 130

Secondary Surveillance Radar (SSR) Flight Inspection - Technology and Practices
Maik Ritter, Christopher Dean

131 - 143

GBAS Inspection, Operational Experience

Challenges with GBAS VDB Flight Inspection
Mike Spanner

144 - 155

Flight Inspection of GAST-D Approach and Taxi Guidance Systems
Claus-Sebastian Wilkens, Thomas Feuerle, Mirko Stanisak, Patrick Thomsen

156 - 165


Flight Inspection Procedures: Different Cases to Consider Affected by Deterioration
José Luis Delpón Ramos
Presentation File

166 - 170

Remote Maintenance for Flight Inspection Mission
Sérgio Marcos da Rocha Corrêa
Presentation File

171 - 175

The Challenges of Flight Inspection and Validation in Remote and Inhospitable Locations
Richard Thompson
Presentation File

176 - 185

Safety (Including Safety Management System and Crew Resource Management)

Night Operation: A Successful Hazard Mitigation Example in Flight Inspection
Andrea Gioia

186 - 194

Flight Validation and ARINC Coding (Including Database Issues)

Total System Error (TSE) Analysis of Helicopter Procedure in an Alpine Environment Flying Advanced RNP Procedures
Heinz Wipf
Presentation File

195 - 213

Experiences in Performing Flight Inspection with Rotary Wing Aircraft
Andreas Kleffman and Thorsten Heinke

214 - 226

UAV Operations and Flight Inspection Applications

Unmanned Aerial System for RFI Localization and GPS Denied Navigation
Adrien Perkins, Yu-Hsuan Chen, Sherman Lo and Per Enge

227 - 236

Application of Unmanned Aircraft Systems as an Instrument in Flight Inspection
Claus-Sebastian Wilkens, Thorsten Heinke, and Rolf Seide

237 - 242

Implementation of RPAS in Flight Inspection Activities at Brazilian Airspace Control System (SISCEAB)
Leonardo Haberfeld, Rafael O.C. Holanda

243 - 256

Using UAV Multicopters as an Extension of ILS Ground Measurements: This Innovative Idea has Already Become Reality in Switzerland!
Hervé Demule, Klaus Theissen
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257 - 273

UAV-Based Flight Inspection System
Yanbo Zhu, Xiaofeng Shi, Kai Kang

274 - 278

Employing UAS to Perform Low Altitude Navaids Measurements
Jochen Bredemeyer, Thorsten Schrader

279 - 295

Training and Certification

Simulator Training for Flight Inspection
Knuth Steffens and Eibe Arfken
Presentation File

296 - 311

FIAPA in the Cockpit
Gary W. Bell and Greg D. Cox
Presentation File

312 - 325

More Traps and Pitfalls
Stefan Jagieniak

326 - 338

Legacy Navaids

Alternative PNT: What Comes After DME?
Gerhard Berz, Valeriu Vitan, Luca Saini, Mike Spanner
Presentation File

339 - 347

Study on Glide Slope’s Clearance Flight Check Criteria
Shuming Liu, Tong Liu, Huawei Ma
Presentation File

348 - 354

Critical and Sensitive Areas of ILS and their 3rd Dimension - Examples, Effects and Proposals
Gerhard Greving, L. Nelson Spohnheimer

355 - 366

Solution to Coverage Issues Created by Large Hangars
Hervé Lenquette, Bertrand Spitz
Presentation File

367 - 382

Evolving to 4D Signal Strength Normalization
Brad Snelling, Greg Cox, Todd Bigham, Jim West, Yan (Rockee) Zhang

383 - 395