There is a lot of room for disambiguation when it comes to ICAO RNAV and RNP standards. This seems to me like RNP should be its own tag separate from RNAV and GNSS tags.

Here are some exemplary tables: enter image description here

This one is from the FAA AIM: enter image description here

Take a look at all of the "What is this type of RNP?", "What is the difference on this RNP?" type of questions being asked on the site: enter image description here


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We already have a tag for this: . I just added some usage guidance to this tag. Some of the questions you show are already tagged with this.

I would however be in favour of renaming this to (or at least add a synonym), since this is what people would probably be typing into the tag field when creating a new question. It would also follow the style for the tags or , which use the abbreviation instead of the full form.

Status update: completed: https://aviation.stackexchange.com/tags/rnp/synonyms

  • $\begingroup$ We absolutely need the tag synonym. $\endgroup$
    – Lnafziger
    Commented Dec 5, 2020 at 18:38
  • $\begingroup$ @Lnafziger I agree, but I cannot suggest one: "Users with more than 2500 reputation and a total answer score of 5 or more on the tag, can suggest tag synonyms." $\endgroup$
    – Bianfable
    Commented Dec 5, 2020 at 19:07
  • $\begingroup$ Actually, a moderator has to do it since rnp doesn't already exist. $\endgroup$
    – Lnafziger
    Commented Dec 5, 2020 at 19:14

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