PHX V16 New Features And Enhancements


PHX V16 New Programs

RNAV GNSS Approach Obstacle Analyser

  • point and click tool for the construction and evaluation of RNAV GNSS LNAV/BARO/GBAS procedure

RNAV GNSS SIDs Obstacle Analyser

  • point and click tool for the construction of RNAV GNSS SID procedures

RNAV GNSS STARs/En-route Obstacle Analyser

  • point and click tool for the construction of the RNAV GNSS STAR and En-route procedures

Determine an Intersection Point

  • a new GIS tool for calculating an intersection point of two lines
  • Geodesic and Great Circle calculation formulas
  • ability to define the lines by two points or a point and a bearing

PHX V16 Enhancements

 

APV / Baro-VNAV Surfaces

  • ability to calculate a SOC position according to a user-defined OCA/H value
  • added temperature calculation for a 3.5 degrees VPA

Obstacle Assessment Surfaces (OAS)

  • ability to calculate a SOC position according to a user-defined OCA/H value
  • support for CAT H
  • added a list of the most critical obstacles for all surfaces

Path Terminators

  • Redisigned user interface
  • ability to specify distance units (km or nm) and latitude/longitude format
  • updated table format with the addition of the following fields: procedure designator, navigational performance, magnetic track, upper and lower limit, VPA, TCH and remarks

FAS Data Block

  • added support for GBAS procedures

Mountainous Terrain Analyser

  • the selected area is now part of the input parameters making it accessible through multiple runs and/or reviewed for secondary checks or documentation

IAS to TAS

  • added a checkbox for +10% IAS for SIDs

Omnidirectional Departure Obstacle Analyser

  • added a new ‘Area’ column for a direct recognition of the obstacle area (Area 1, Area 2, Area 3)

Sloping Surface Obstacle Analyser

  • the Dr (Dz) and Do distances are now depicted as separate distances when locating obstacles
  • added the ability to show the Dr(Dz) distance when locating obstacles for the second turn

Quality Assurance Assistant

  • added a history of recently used headings when creating a new QA entry

Position boxes

  • added a history of recently picked positions
  • ability to select a position by selecting a block (insertion point)

Trees

  • ‘Exclusion areas’ renamed to ‘Areas’ with the ability to assign a custom value to a specific area

Mountainous Terrain

  • ‘Defined areas’ renamed to ‘Areas’ with the ability to assign a custom multiplier value to a specific area

Settings

  • added an option to group programs to various sections resulting in a less cluttered view, grouped programs appear in dropdown boxes
  • added an option to insert the obstacle # and altitude when locating obstacles
  • added a „Compact View“ setting which groups various program buttons into predefined dropdown menus

Multiple programs

  • added ‘ID’ field for various positions (waypoints, nav. aids, …)