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Aeronautical Data Solutions

SIDS and STARS procedure codingAeroNavData designs and builds custom software solutions to code, process, validate, and create Aeronautical Navigation data products in a variety of industry standard formats.   Our applications are in strict compliance with industry standards and our certified data quality methods enable our aeronautical analysts to produce navigation data of the highest possible integrity.

AeroNavData utilizes our stringent internal practices and expertise to provide each external customers with tailored software solutions that they can utilize in their own production processes.

Coded Instrument Flight Procedures (CIFP) Editor

AeroNavData designed, built and deployed the flight procedure editing application for the FAA’s Aeronautical Information Services group (AJV-5).  Our team of aeronautical information experts and software developers work collaboratively with the FAA to ensure that the application fulfills 100% of the FAA’s requirements and provides a streamlined, and accurate, workflow.  The resulting tool supports the FAA AeroNav Products team’s enhanced responsibilities and enables them to efficiently and accurately create and manage flight procedure data in the Coded Instrument Flight Procedures (CIFP) dataset, which is modeled in ARINC 424 standard and supports both Enroute and Terminal GPS navigation.

AeroNavData’s Instrument Flight Procedures (IFP) Coding Process

As part of our on-going navigation data support for the FAA, we:

AeroNavData constructed a form-driven database application in support of the FAA’s graphical user interface (GUI) requirements that enables advanced editing of the ARINC procedure record types.

Drawing on our company’s extensive experience in navigation procedure coding, AeroNavData incorporates many levels of data validation within the application, including:

  • Stringent form validation for each record type
  • Coding integrity check engines that enforce ARINC rules
  • Utilize coding practices that isolate potential coding errors prior to output

AIXM 5.0 Software Ingest Utility (SIU)

AeroNavData developed a custom application that provided the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) with the capability to review and ingest candidate data from incoming AIXM 5.0 encoded files, with Flight Procedure Package (FPP) extensions, into its aeronautical production environment called the Aeronautical Digital Data Environment (ADDE).

Our application utilizes the AIXM Application Programming Interface (API) and  loads related AIXM 5.0 encoded files.

The AIXM application:

This custom application allows the NGA to capitalize on digital AIXM based sources of aeronautical data for ingest and relieves the production analyst of having to manually key-in traditional paper-based source material.   A powerful comparison feature allows the analyst to review the incoming changes and mitigate any potential data conflicts.

John Keeley

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