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RNAV (GPS) N Runway 31 LPV Special

The RNAV (GPS) N Runway 31 PRIVATE SPECIAL APPROACH is now available for use at SUN. The RNAV N is considered a Private Special and requires advanced equipage and additional training to utilize.

The RNAV N requires A-RNP-GPS, minimum RNP 0.30, for initial, intermediate, and missed approach segments transitioning to a WAAS (LPV) final approach segment. the procedure also requires a minimum climb gradient of 596’/NM.

SUN RNAV N MINIMUMS

 

Straight-in Landing RWY 31
LPV
DA 5632′ (343′)

 

1 SM (CAT A, B, C, D)

 

The RNAV (GPS) N is a PRIVATE SPECIAL APPROACH sponsored by the Friedman Memorial Airport. For authorization to use, inquire at www.iflysun.com or by email to chris@iflysun.com.

How to apply for use:

APPLICATION PROCESS

Due to special aircrew training and operator oversight, FAA approval is required to use the RNAV (GPS) N Approach. The application process will vary, depending on which rules apply to the prospective operator. Authorization requires FAA Form 8260-7B specification be met prior to use:

  • Documented SUN specific operating currency or ground training required
  • All-engine climb performance from the decision altitude or circling MAP of 343’/nm
  • Aircraft must be capable of X.XX degree glidepath in various landing configurations
  • Aircraft must maintain XXX KIAS during the first turn of the missed approach
  • Overview of the utilizing advisory vertical glidepath to a circling MDA

PART 121/135

  1. Initial outreach to the FMAA (RNAV N owner) and Flight Tech Engineering (maintainer) to request the use of the RNAV N approach.
  2. Complete a HOLD HARMLESS agreement with FMAA.
  3. Contact FAA POI/CMO who requests approval from AFS-400 All Weather Operations.
  4. Confirm 8260-7B requirements with FAA and OpSpec approval
  5. Send procedure to Nav DB provider and chart.

PART 91

  1. Initial outreach to the FMAA (RNAV N owner) and Flight Tech Engineering (maintainer) to request the use of the RNAV N approach.
  2. Complete a HOLD HARMLESS agreement with FMAA.
  3. Contact your local FAA FSDO for procedure assignment, request approach authorization,
  4. Document compliance with Form 8260-7B requirements and receive a letter of authorization.