In last Friday’s AVsavvy question, we showed you some flight information and asked you to determine if an airport slot was needed.
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Below is answer and explanation. Thank you to everyone who participated. Once again, we’re happy to say a majority of you got the answer right!
Answer 1. An airport slot is needed because the arrival time is in the bracket of 1100-1640 UTC.
Wrong answer. A airport slot isn’t needed for GA when operating within the brackets provided in NOTAM A0249/12
Answer 2. An airport slot isn’t needed as the arrival time is in the bracket time of 1100-1640 UTC.
Correct answer. An airport slot isn’t needed for any GA arrivals or departures within the brackets given in NOTAM A0249/12
Answer 3. Airport slots are only required for departures regardless of the ETD.
Wrong answer. For GA operations a airport slot is needed for arrivals or departures outside of the brackets given in NOTAM A0249/12
Answer 4. Arrival slots are only needed when exceeding the estimated arrival time by 10 minutes.
Wrong answer. Airport slot deviations are -/+ 15 minutes.
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