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MSAS General Introduction
|Title||MSAS General Introduction|
|Year of Publication||2011|
The Multi-functional Satellite Augmentation System (MSAS) is the Japanese SBAS System: a GPS Augmentation system with the goal of improving its accuracy, integrity, and availability, and that uses the Multifunctional Transport Satellites (MTSAT) owned and operated by the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport and the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA).
MSAS is intended to enable aircraft to rely on GPS for all phases of flight, including precision approaches to any airport within its coverage area. Tests had been accomplished successfully, MSAS for aviation use was commissioned on September 27, 2007.
WAAS Related Articles
The following articles include further information about different important topics related to a MSAS:
- MSAS Arquictecture:
- MSAS Performances.
- MSAS Signal Structure.