SPP Exam Procedures

This document establishes the procedures used for SPP training and examinations, carried out by Division AO



During the training sessions, the instructor will recreate the environment of an exam, assessing theoretical and practical issues as indicated in SPP Briefing and the pilot's ability to perform the necessary maneuvers.


The training will take place in Angolan airspace, and the following airports and their published procedures will be used.


  • Airports used

 ICAO  Facility   Distance RANK Charts PROCEDURES
 FNLU  Luanda Int.  0nm   SPP   Luanda info SID, RADIALS, STAR, HOLDS, ARCs, ILS
 FNCL Cabo-Ledo  80nm

Cabo-Ledo RNAV

Cabo-Ledo SID

 FNCT Catumbela Int.  220nm Catumbela RNAV RADIAL dep, RNAV arr, HOLDS, ILS

The trainings will be conducted by an instructor indicated by the Division, and if necessary a second instructor will be appointed to check the pilot's condition before requesting the examination.

  • Airspace and Charts











It is extremely necessary that before the examination a final training is made (as an exam simulation) and that it is given by an instructor, different from the one that conducted the training, in order to certify the condition of the pilot, satisfactorily


The Exam sessions will be scheduled by the Examiner in coordination with the mentor and the pilot. It is important that the date and hours established are of common agreement and suitable for the availability of all the participants. (Staff Email should be the primary communication channel, for exams schedules)

The instructor will indicate the airports where the examination will take place, informing the pilot in advance so that he can arrange NavCharts and other necessary material for the examination.


  • Airports used

Until further instructions, SPP examination will take place outside Angolan airspace by determination of the Division´s Mentors, until the Division's procedures and airports documentation can be considered within the minimum standards of IVAO

The Instructor / Examiner shall indicate airports, for which there is free public access to the necessary charts and references.



Created by: Alexandre Silva (AO-DIR)

March, 2019