The Duncan Download Blog: Business Aviation Advice & Observations

Understanding WAAS & LPV: What is WAAS?

Posted by Diane Heiserman on Thu, Jul 08, 2010 @ 01:01 PM

Gary Harpster, Duncan Aviation Avionics Sales Rep explains all you need to know about WAAS & LPV for corporate aircraft and what's going on in our industry, covering operations, safety and efficiency benefits.

Business Aviation has another group of letters to add to its alphabet soup of acronyms. WAAS, Wide Area Augmentation System, is an extremely accurate navigation service which utilizes a combination of the Global Positioning System (GPS) satellites and Geostationary Satellites to improve the GPS navigational service. But what is it? How does it work? And will it be where I need it?

Questions about WAAS/LPV? Ask them on the What is WAAS? video page.

View the complete WAAS/LPV video series at

Tags: Avionics Installation, WAAS, Videos


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