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52.68 Global Navigation Satellite System

52.68.2 State the equipment required by aircraft within the New Zealand flight information region, using GPS as a primary means navigation system. CAR 19

19.207 Primary means GPS operations 

Each person operating an aircraft under IFR using GPS equipment as a primary means navigation system shall—

(1) ensure that—

  • the GPS equipment is approved to Level 1 on form CAA 2129; and
  • the aircraft’s form CAA 2129 has been endorsed, approving the GPS equipment for use on the intended IFR operation as a primary means navigation system; and

(2) operate the GPS equipment in accordance with the aircraft flight manual or aircraft flight manual supplement; and

(3) ensure, if the aircraft is operating within the New Zealand flight information region, that the aircraft is equipped—

  • for air transport operations, with at least 2 operable sole means navigation systems other than GPS receivers. The sole means navigation systems must be appropriate for the route being flown; and
  • for operations other than air transport operations, with at least 1 operable sole means navigation system other than GPS receiver. The sole means navigation system must be appropriate for the route being flown; and
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