|37000 Feet||Browse and search NASA's
Aviation Safety Reporting System
|Local Time Of Day||1201-1800|
|Make Model Name||Eurocopter AS 350/355/EC130 - Astar/Twinstar/Ecureuil|
|Operating Under FAR Part||Part 135|
|Route In Use||Direct|
|Aircraft Component||GPS & Other Satellite Navigation|
|Qualification||Flight Crew Air Transport Pilot (ATP)|
Flight Crew Flight Instructor
Flight Crew Multiengine
Flight Crew Instrument
|Experience||Flight Crew Last 90 Days 40|
Flight Crew Total 3700
Flight Crew Type 500
|Anomaly||Aircraft Equipment Problem Less Severe|
We were cruising westbound at 2;500 MSL and lost satellite reception on the garmin 530 GPS. The satellites were re-acquired in a few minutes. No other anomalies.
Original NASA ASRS Text
Title: An EC135 pilot suffered short term loss of GPS signal due to loss of satellite reception.
Narrative: We were cruising westbound at 2;500 MSL and lost satellite reception on the GARMIN 530 GPS. The satellites were re-acquired in a few minutes. No other anomalies.
Data retrieved from NASA's ASRS site as of July 2013 and automatically converted to unabbreviated mixed upper/lowercase text. This report is for informational purposes with no guarantee of accuracy. See NASA's ASRS site for official report.