The Flight Safety Foundation, Inc. conducted a study to research and develop a process to identify and ultimately cancel underutilized or redundant instrument approach procedures. The FAA has used the information from this study to establish criteria to use when selecting procedures for proposed cancellation.

The table below provides announcements and reports related to new Instrument Approach Procedure (IAP) development in the National Airspace System (NAS).

IFP Announcements/Reports Table
Title Date Added
Use of Third Party Developers for RNP Procedures (PDF) Nov 30, 2012
Instrument Procedures Development System (IPDS) Project Status (PDF) Jan 25, 2013
Periodic Review List (MS Excel) Mar 27, 2014