2018 version – NAT Doc 007
The 2018 version of NAT Doc 007, North Atlantic Airspace and Operations Manual, was published in January 2018 by ICAO/NAT SPG.
Download the original document here (PDF, 5mB), and see also:
- The North Atlantic page with a summary of the changes so far in 2018
- The FSB/OPSGROUP NAT Ops Guide – “My First North Atlantic Flight is tomorrow“
2018 is off to a flying start again with NAT changes – these are the latest important changes. These are also published in the latest edition of NAT Doc 007, January 2018.
- PBCS From March 29th 2018, PBCS is a requirement for the NAT Tracks between FL350-390 – RCP240 and RSP180. Read more about PBCS in our article.
- RLAT From January 4th 2018, Shanwick and Gander increase the number of RLAT tracks – most tracks between FL350-390 will now be RLAT – 25nm separation between them.
And there will be more! Keep an eye on the FSB NAT Changes page, we’ll keep it updated.
– What’s different about the NAT, changes in 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, NAT Quick Map
– Routine Flight Example #1 – Brussels to JFK (up at 5.45am)
– Non Routine-Flights: No RVSM, No RNP4, No HF, 1 LRNS, No HLA, No ETOPS, No TCAS, No Datalink – what you can do and where you can go
Take a look.
More on the topic:
- More: ACARS Oceanic Clearances on the NAT
- More: There’s a blob of airspace causing issues in the NAT
- More: Naughty NAT Conundrums: Volume II
- More: Timeline of North Atlantic Changes
- More: Tracking the NAT Track Changes