Navigation Database Services


Navigation Database (NDB)

The NDB User's Manual gives guidance to operators of aircraft with a GE Aviation FMS when it comes to obtaining and installing their NDB. That includes a list of approved navigation data suppliers.

Download the NDB User's Manual PDF

GE Aviation holds Type 2 Letters of Acceptance (LOA)that certify our process for producing NDBs is compliant to the RTCA DO-200B and FAA AC20-153B standards.

NDB Explorer

NDB Explorer creates aircraft loadable media, supports efficient procedure validation, and provides a top-down graphical lateral path of the procedures, airways, and company routes in your navigation database.

Email us now for a free trial of NDB Explorer's Lateral View

Downloadable resources:

Download NDB Explorer Setup (v3.0.2) here

NDB Explorer Setup guide

NDB Explorer brochure PDF

Procedure Design Tool

The Procedure Design Tool allows users to design terminal procedures & company Routes using data in a GE Aviation NDB and test them against FMS flight planning and predictions software.

Download Procedure Design Tool Setup (v8.1) here

Loadable Defaults Definition Tool

The Loadable Defaults Definition Tool allows 737 customers to define various aircraft parameters, including default values for:

  • Transition Altitudes
  • Climb/Cruise/Descent Modes and Speeds
  • Climb Rates
  • Quiet Climb Parameters
  • Performance Modes
  • Engine Parameters, etc

These are packed into a Loadable Defaults Database by GE Aviation.

Downloadable Resources

Adaptable Datalink Definition Tool

The Adaptable Datalink Definition Tool allows 737 customers to define messages, that airline flight controllers on the ground can use to send and receive messages to and from the FMS via Datalink, which are packed into a Loadable Defaults Database by GE Aviation.

Downloadable Resources

Other FMS Databases & Services

  • Airline Modifiable Information Database
  • Aeronautical Telecommunications Network Database
  • Engine & Performance Database
  • Magnetic Variation Database
for more information

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