GQS

(redirected from Glidepath Qualification Surface)
AcronymDefinition
GQSGray Quality System (US DoD quality management)
GQSGlobal Quality Services, Inc. (various locations)
GQSGlidepath Qualification Surface (aviation)
GQSGuaranteed Quality Service (shipping)
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LNAV/VNAV is the non-WAAS approach with vertical guidance, meaning it has protection between decision altitude and the runway through a Glidepath Qualification Surface.
DAs are used on a real glidepath with protection all the way to the runway through a Glidepath Qualification Surface (GQS).
Approaches with positive vertical guidance, such as ILS or LPV approaches, have obstacle protection between decision altitude and the runway threshold through the Glidepath Qualification Surface (GQS).