This document recommends criteria and requirements for a flight management system (FMS) for transport aircraft.
The FMS shall provide the functions of lateral navigation, vertical navigation, and performance management and may include time of arrival control. The FMS design shall take human factors considerations into account to produce a fault tolerant system.
This ARP was significantly revised to incorporate changes to flight management system technology, such as new variants in global satellite navigation systems; references to outdated technologies and terminology have been deleted.
Navigation and guidance systems
Global positioning systems (GPS)
Flight guidance systems
Flight management systems
Air data computers
Also known as: SAE ARP 4102/9
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