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More than just North America

While most of Direct Approach’s work is in North America, we also have extensive experience with designing IFR approaches and departures around the world. We have designed new procedures based upon PANS-OPS in Australia, Peru, and The Republic of Guinea … Continue reading

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Sturgeon Falls – West Nipissing General Hospital

Direct Approach recently completed a periodic review of the COPTER RNAV (GNSS) 193° instrument approach to the West Nipissing General Hospital helipad at Sturgeon Falls, Ontario. All sponsored instrument approaches in Canada, regardless if they are published in the Canada … Continue reading

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Vancouver Harbour 5 Departure

Direct Approach recently completed the latest regulatory review of the Vancouver Harbour (Heli) Public – CBC7 – Harbour Five Departure. All sponsor supported instrument flight procedures must be routinely reviewed for accuracy and criteria compliance. In the case of the … Continue reading

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Vanderhoof, BC – New GPS approaches and departures

On 15 December 2011 new GNSS approaches and departures, which were developed by Direct Approach, were published in the Canada Air Pilot. As described in an article recently published in the Vanderhoof Omineca Express ( http://www.ominecaexpress.com/news/137100488.html ) these new instrument approaches will … Continue reading

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Neepawa – New GNSS approaches

On behalf on our client HyLife Foods, Direct Approach was commissioned to design two new RNAV GNSS approaches for Neepawa Manitoba. The Neepawa airport is located approximately 26 nautical miles north east of Brandon, and 90 nm west of Winnipeg. … Continue reading

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Thor Lake, NT

On behalf of Det’on Cho Logistics and Avalon Precious Metals, Direct Approach Consulting was commissioned to design a new GPS instrument approach to the Thor Lake (NT) runway. Thor Lake is an exploration site currently with a 1006 ft private … Continue reading

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Creston, BC (CAJ3)

Direct Approach recently completed the required periodic review of the Creston BC (CAJ3) instrument procedures. Included in this cyclic review were the RNAV (GNSS) RWY 15 approach, and BOXAT RNAV (GNSS) Departure. Both these are published in the Restricted Canada … Continue reading

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