Each member of the consortium has a clear role in the project:
Ingegneria Dei Sistemi S.p.A (IDS) acts as Consortium coordinator. IDS is responsible for the Project Management. From the technical point of view, IDS will take care of the helicopter RNP procedures, exploiting its experience in flight procedure design. Indeed, IDS service department received in 2012 the endorsement in Flight Procedure Design Organization by ICAO.
Swiss Air-Rescue Rega entire AgustaWestland AW109SP helicopter fleet is capable and certified to perform LPV procedures. Rega is taking the role of the HEMS Operator and it takes care of the ground- and flight procedure validation, the avionics DB preparation in close collaboration with Jeppesen, and when necessary it requests the permit to fly with assistance of its own Part 21 DOA. Moreover Rega plans and executes the flight campaign and it supports the flight data collection with the access to the dedicated helicopter flight inspection kit.
Norsk Luftambulanse (NLA) is a HEMS rotorcraft operator in Norway since 1978. Today NLA operates 9 helicopters on a state financed contract, as a part of the Norwegian health care system. It was the first European operator introducing PINS approaches as part of an IFR-philosophy. Approximately 10% of all missions are flown in IMC conditions. NLA just started operation of three HEMS bases in Denmark.
Skyguide, as the Swiss Air Navigation Services Provider, provides ANS expertise in the domains of PANS-OPS procedures design and validation, CNS engineering, ATM expertise. safety assessment of ATM aspects and air traffic control.
Deep Blue (DBL) is an Italian research and consultancy company bringing in the project the long term experience on safety, performance analysis and dissemination proven also through the involvement in the SESAR Programme on these transversal areas. Deep Blue is responsible for communication management and for the planning and execution of human performance and safety assessment. Moreover, DBL will lead the tasks assigned to data analysis and reporting.