We are experienced in designing publication-ready procedures & charts.

MovingDot has a team of certified Flight Procedure Designers (PANS-OPS experts), AIS/AIM specialists and operational experts (air traffic controllers and GA/commercial pilots). With this team, supported by other MovingDot experts in airspace design, safety, ATM and data analysis, we provide a wide range of services in the airspace and flight procedure domain. This varies from development of operational concepts, new flight procedures and airspace structures, including aeronautical charts, to aeronautical studies and implementation advice. 

MovingDot’s design & development processes are EU 2017/373 compliant, and thus also ensure fully ICAO Doc 9906 compliant design processes and products. Our experts have a thorough knowledge of relevant standards (ICAO Annex 4, 14, 15, Doc 8168, Doc 10066, etc.) and are trained on FPDAM and PDToolkit design software packages. Both design tools have been developed in accordance with ICAO Doc 9906 Vol. III.  

Our PANS-OPS experts work in teams of at least two, with a third expert being involved to perform an independent IFP design review, required as part of the ground validation. A safety by design concept is applied in the design of flight procedures, by which a safety expert is involved in the design process. This allows to tackle safety aspects early on in the project and to influence the design for a safer operation. On a project basis, our operational experts are involved in the different design phases, combining the different fields of knowledge and experience to enhance flight safety and efficiency. Our AIS experts / cartographers provide ICAO compliant aeronautical charts which are ready for publication in any (e)AIP.  They can provide aeronautical charts and aeronautical information in the most suitable format: PDF or CAD (.dwg) for the charts, and AIXM 5.1 or shape files (.shp) or other GIS formats for the aeronautical data. 

Quality assurance  

MovingDot works according to internal processes compliant with ICAO Doc 9906 (Flight Procedure Design Quality Assurance standards) and EU 2017/373. We have a team of flight procedure designers that are adequately trained to design according to ICAO Doc 8168 Vol II (PANS-OPS) criteria. MovingDot is the first certified Flight Procedure Design Service Provider by the Dutch Civil Aviation Authority following EASA’s regulation (compliant to Commission Implementing Regulation 2020/469).  

The quality of the flight procedure design work performed under responsibility of MovingDot is assured by MovingDot’s company-wide quality management system (ISO9001:2015 certified), appropriate (continuous) education and training of MovingDot’s personnel and by following the processes and guidelines as laid out in the MovingDot Flight Procedure Design manual, developed conform ICAO Doc. 9906 Vol. I and Commission Implementing Regulation 2020/373 (Annex III Part-ATM/ANS and Annex XI Part-FPD). 

MovingDot’s portfolio 

A selection of our portfolio related to flight procedure design includes, amongst others, the following projects: 

  • Design of RNP approaches for Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (EHAM) in the Netherlands 
    • EHAM RNP RWY 22 (2018) 
    • EHAM RNP RWY 06, 18C, 24, 36R (2019) 
    • EHAM RNP RWY 04, 09, 18R, 27, 36C (2021) 
  • Redesign of standard departure routes (SIDs) for Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (EHAM) RWY 36L in the Netherlands
    • June 2022 – ongoing
  • Design of RNP approaches for Maastricht Aachen Airport (EHBK) RWY 21 in the Netherlands (October 2019 – May 2022)
  • Design of RNP approaches for Maastricht Aachen Airport (EHBK) RWY 03 in the Netherlands (October 2019 – ongoing; expected implementation date: 2024) 
  • Design of night approaches for Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (EHAM) in the Netherlands 
    • EHAM RNAV to RNP RWY 18C (NIRSI 1D), EHAM RNAV to ILS RWY 18C (NIRSI 1E) (2020) 
    • EHAM RNAV to RNP RWY 18R (NIRSI 1R) (2021)  
  • Development of new operational concept with deconflicted SIDs & STARs and new VFR procedures for the three airports in the Curaçao FIR (Queen Beatrix International Airport – Aruba, Hato International Airport – Curaçao, Flamingo International Airport – Bonaire) 
    • WP1: flight procedure design (visual and instrumental) for Queen Beatrix International Airport – Aruba (2018 – 2019) 
    • WP2: flight procedure design (visual and instrumental) for Hato International Airport – Curaçao and Flamingo International Airport – Bonaire (2019 – 2020)  
  • Design of PinS procedures (approaches and departures) for four landing sites in the Frisian Wadden islands for ANWB Medical Air Assistance (2021) 
  • VSS Assessment of all instrument flight approaches in Taiwan (2018) 
  • Rationalisation of navaids and transition to PBN in the Netherlands: Minimum Operational Network (2018 – 2022) 
  • Introduction of PBN and Minimum Operational Network at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (EHAM) (2019-2021) 
  • Review and maintenance of all the flight procedures in the Curaçao FIR (Queen Beatrix International Airport – Aruba, Hato International Airport – Curaçao, Flamingo International Airport – Bonaire) (2021) 
  • ICAO Doc 8168 Vol. II compliance check of all the flight procedures in the Netherlands (2018) 

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Some example projects