Answer to Last Week’s (Aug 17) AVsavvy Question

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In last Friday’s AVsavvy question, we showed you the ICAO portion of a flight plan and asked you to find the error.

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Below is the answer and explanation. Thank you to everyone who participated. Unfortunately, less than half of you got it right. L

Answer 1. There are no errors in this flight plan.
Wrong answer. The aircraft is non-RVSM but it’s incorrectly filed at F/L 340.

Answer 2. Aircraft can’t use W20N airway as it’s a domestic airway only.
Wrong answer. This is not a domestic-only airway.

Answer 3. The aircraft is non-RVSM, but it’s incorrectly filed at flight level 340.
Correct answer. Aircraft is non-RVSM and was incorrectly filed at F/L 340.

Answer 4. The aircraft can’t use W20N because it’s not RNP5 equipped.
Wrong answer. This airway doesn’t have an RNP5 restriction.

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