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IDS PANS-OPS Familiarisation Seminar

3rd – 4th May 2016, Brisbane Australia.

IDS Australasia PANS-OPS


Theoretical and interactive.


The PANS-OPS familiarisation seminar is focused on informing aerodrome operatives, aviation consultants and surveyors of an understanding of the specifications in Procedures for Air Navigation Services, Operations (PANS-OPS) and CASA Manual of Standards part 173.

While the Seminar is focused on education of PANS-OPS, the two days are interactive and theory based, providing an overview for attendees and an understanding of instrument flight procedure design and solving the mystery of the visual segment surface (VSS).

The presented material highlights the construction of departure, en route and arrival of instrument flight procedures, additionally IDS will cover precision and non-precision approaches and offers all attendees a comprehension of the different type of procedures utilised such as, conventional and Area Navigation (RNAV) Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) and Required Navigation Performance (RNP) navigation systems.

Objectives & Goals

This familiarisation seminar objective is for attendees to be informed and to have an appreciation in understanding Instrument Flight Procedure design process, PANS-OPS concept and the impact on the aerodrome and its environment, from an aerodrome operative perspective.

DAY2 2
What is an instrument procedure Non-precision approach procedures
ICAO documentation Precision approach procedures
PANS-OPS surface coverage Roles and responsibilities Visual Segment Surface (VSS)
ICAO Standards and Recommended Practices Vertically guided procedure vs non vertically guided procedures
Definition of aviation terminology Navigation system used in instrument flying
Instrument flying basic principles Required Navigation Performance concepts

Practical Info

Location and Duration

IDS Australasia premises,
No. 5 Unit 3-5 Hinkler Court, Brendale, Brisbane.
Duration is 8 hours per day for 2 days.

Seminar Dates

Starts Tuesday, 3rd May 2016 (9:00 – 17:00).
Concludes Wednesday, 4th May 2016 (9:00 – 17:00).

Training Material

Full syllabus outline will be provided on the day of the seminar.
Certificate of attendance – PANS-OPS familiarisation.


Up to 20 attendees.

Seminar Inclusions

Morning, Afternoon tea and lunch.

Seminar Pricing

Members of the AAA are eligible for a discount, please contact our office on the below contact details for all pricing enquiries.

Seminar Contact Details

For all assistance with regards to the seminar or accommodation please contact Belinda Louw at our office who will assist with all of your queries and payment details.
PHONE: +61 7 3205 5524

Hotel Accommodation

  1. Proximity Apartments, 185 Redcliffe Parade, Redcliffe, QLD 4020
    PHONE: +61 7 3283 1001 online booking & enquiry form via website.
  2. Oaks Mon Komo, 99 Marine Parade, Redcliffe, QLD 4020
    PHONE: 1300 524 404 EMAIL:

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