Aircraft IT Logo

Skip Navigation LinksHome::Operations::News:: RAIM+ now available through skybook
June 2019 May 2019 April 2019 March 2019 February 2019 January 2019 December 2018 November 2018 October 2018 September 2018 August 2018 July 2018 June 2018 May 2018 April 2018 March 2018 February 2018 January 2018 December 2017 November 2017 October 2017 September 2017 August 2017 July 2017 June 2017 May 2017 April 2017 March 2017 February 2017 January 2017 December 2016 November 2016 October 2016 September 2016 August 2016 July 2016 June 2016 May 2016 April 2016 March 2016 February 2016 January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 August 2015 July 2015 June 2015 May 2015 April 2015 March 2015 February 2015 January 2015 December 2014 November 2014 October 2014 September 2014 August 2014 July 2014 June 2014 May 2014 April 2014 March 2014 February 2014 January 2014 December 2013 November 2013 October 2013 September 2013 August 2013 July 2013 June 2013 May 2013 April 2013 March 2013 February 2013 January 2013 December 2012 November 2012 October 2012 September 2012 August 2012 July 2012 June 2012 May 2012 April 2012 March 2012 February 2012 January 2012 December 2011 November 2011 October 2011 September 2011 August 2011 July 2011 June 2011 May 2011 April 2011 March 2011 February 2011 January 2011 December 2010 November 2010 August 2010

RAIM+ now available through skybook


Connect with Aircraft IT
Sign up to the Aircraft IT twitter feed for all the aviation industry's latest IT related news
Click here to learn about free Membership to Aircraft IT

RAIM+ now available through skybook 

We are excited to announce that NAVBLUE’s RAIM+ is now available as part of our skybook offering, giving clients an enhanced user experience and access to unrivalled accuracy when integrating RAIM Prediction Mapping into flight planning systems. 
What is RAIM
Receiver Autonomous Integrity Monitoring (RAIM) was developed to assess the accuracy and integrity of GPS signals in GPS receiver systems, which is vital in safety critical GPS applications in both aviation and marine navigation. 

GPS doesn’t include any internal information about the integrity of its signals and it is entirely possible for a GPS satellite to broadcast slightly incorrect information that will subsequently cause navigation information to be incorrect, leaving the receiver with no actual way to determine this. 

RAIM accesses a broad constellation of satellites across the globe to detect and then exclude faulty signals that could show inaccurate positioning. The position is then recalculated, minus the faulty signals, resulting in a far more accurate position being plotted.

How will RAIM+ enhance the skybook experience

RAIM+ is available now as a subscription based bolt on for both new and existing skybook clients.

It integrates seamlessly with our software, further enhancing the accuracy of skybook’s already detailed route plotting, charts, weather, ETOPS information and much more. 

RAIM reports are generated automatically as part of a briefing pack, using the operational criteria set during initial system configuration. This ensures that all data appearing within a briefing is accurate and based on the stringent operational needs of each client.

Bytron Technical Director Simon Clayton said: “Adding NAVBLUE’s RAIM+ to skybook’s already comprehensive list of features is an exciting development for us.

“RAIM+ allows airlines with GPS equipped aircraft extra confidence when it comes to the accuracy of navigation, this is due to NAVBLUE’s calculations and reports based on the availability of satellites and skybooks presentation of this information within flight briefings.”

“Aircraft safety is paramount and we are extremely pleased to be working with NAVBLUE to offer this enhancement to both new and existing skybook clients.”