Braunschweig, Germany
Piaggio Aero to attend the17th International Flight Inspection Symposium 2012

Piaggio Aero will attend in collaboration with ENAV the 17th International Flight Inspection Symposium 2012 (IFIS 2012).

The event will take place in Braunschweig, Germany, from Monday, 4 June 2012 to Friday, 8 June 2012 for the second time after 1996.

IFIS represents an ideal opportunity to get to know emerging technologies, deepen existing collaborations and see the latest products and services offered on the market.

This year’s Symposium will provide a chance for all exhibitors to display their new products and technologies in the development of aerospace industry.

The flight inspection community will bring in more opportunities and write a new chapter in flight inspection history.

ENAV, whose fleet includes 3 P.180 AVANTI II, is the Italian Company providing air Traffic Control service.

ENAV manages the safety and regulation of air navigation and also oversees in-flight route inspection and airport radio measurement (VOR, DME, ILS etc.) to ensure the accuracy and compliance of the transmissions with international regulations.

The characteristics of the P180 Avanti II aircraft, equipped with the most advanced navigation systems, enable safe flight operations at low and high altitudes during a variety of weather conditions, and have made it the ideal airplane for "Flight Inspection" operations as required by current radio regulations ICAO / NATO.

The operational efficiency of the P180 Avanti II platform with, its state of the art systems, is designed to ensure accurate flight inspection of all aspects of radio, radar, sight procedures and assistance installed in Italy and the European Union.

The turboprop Piaggio Aero P.180 Avanti II has a range of 1470 nautical miles IFR delivering up to 5 hours flight time ; a top speed of 402 kts (463 mph,745 km/h),a climb rate of 844 meters (2532 feet) per minute and a cruising altitude of 41,000 feet (12,500 meters).

The aircraft is certified for rapid landing procedures, an essential factor in missions for radio measurement and the calibration of airport control systems.

The efficiency of this service and these special mission aircraft, which confirm aircrafts compliance with international standards for radio signals on approach and during instrumental flight, enables the air transport system to operate safely.

Visit Piaggio Aero and ENAV at IFIS 2012, Stadthalle Braunschweig, Booth 37 and 38.

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