In last Friday’s AVsavvy question, we showed you a flight schedule and some airport information and asked you to find the error.
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Below is the answer and explanation. Thank you to everyone who participated. We are happy to report that a majority of you got it right! J
Answer 1. The aircraft isn’t TCAS equipped so it can’t operate to India
Incorrect. The aircraft is TCAS equipped.
Answer 2. There are no issues with this flight plan
Incorrect. The aircraft is incorrectly filed at flight level 280.
Answer 3. The aircraft isn’t RVSM so it can’t utilize airway W20N
Incorrect. The aircraft is RVSM.
Answer 4. The aircraft is RVSM but its incorrectly filed at flight level 280
Correct. The aircraft is RVSM, but it’s incorrectly filed at flight level 280.
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