Test Your AVsavvy: Where is a stop needed? (Oct. 5)

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Here’s another chance to test your “AVsavvy”.

Suppose you are operating from SBGL to MMTO. Per regulations a first stop into Mexican territory must be made at which one of the following airports?

Brazil Country Information:

– EFFECTIVE 10-JAN-11, BRAZIL ANAC REQUIRES BOTH OVERFLIGHT AND LANDING
PERMITS FOR BOTH PRIVATE AND CHARTER AIRCRAFT PRIOR TO ARRIVAL. (PERMITS
FOR PRIVATE AIRCRAFT WERE PREVIOUSLY GRANTED A PERMIT ON ARRIVAL AT FIRST INTL
AIRPORT IN BRAZIL). CARGO FLIGHT PERMITS MUST BE REQUESTED DIRECTLY TO ANAC.
– PERMIT REQUESTS MUST BE MADE 48 HOURS IN ADVANCE OF FIRST ARRIVAL.
– OVERFLIGHT PERMIT IS REQUIRED FOR FLIGHTS WITHIN BRAZIL FIRS OVER LANDMASS
AND WATER.
– LANDING PERMIT IS REQUIRED FOR JUST THE FIRST STOP IN BRAZIL FOR PRIVATE A/C.
– IF AIRCRAFT LEAVES BRAZIL AND RETURNS, A NEW PERMIT MUST BE APPLIED FOR.
– IF AIRCRAFT IS TO MAKE MORE THAN ONE STOP IN BRAZIL, A SECOND PERMIT WILL
BE ISSUED AT THE FIRST LANDING FOR THE REMAINDER OF OPS WITHIN BRAZIL.
– LANDING PERMIT IS REQUIRED FOR ALL STOPS IN BRAZIL FOR CHARTER A/C.

Mexico Country Information:

– GA AIRCRAFT ARE BANNED FROM USING MEXICO CITY/MMMX AIRPORT.
– ANY AIRCRAFT OWNED BY MILITARY OF ANY GOVT (WHETHER ON MILITARY FLT OR NOT)
MUST GET SPECIAL PERMISSION FM MEXICAN AIR FORCE TO OPERATE IN OR OVER
MEXICO.
– NO CABOTAGE ALLOWED – PRIVATE AND CHARTER AIRCRAFT MUST HAVE THE SAME PASSENGERS
ONBOARD ALL LEGS IN MEXICO THAT ORIGINALLY ARRIVE IN MEXICO.(THE AIRCRAFT MAY
DEPART MEXICO WITH FEWER PASSENGERS THAN ARRIVED IN MEXICO AS LONG AS THEY ARE
THE SAME PASSENGERS).
– ANY AIRCRAFT (INCLUDING MEXICAN REGISTERED) ARRIVING MEXICO FROM SOUTH AMERICA,
CENTRAL AMERICA, AND/OR THE CARIBBEAN (TO INCLUDE BAHAMAS AND NOW BERMUDA) MUST
STOP AT THE FOLLOWING DESIGNATED PORTS
OF ENTRY TO CLEAR CUSTOMS – TAPACHULA/MMTP OR COZUMEL/MMCZ.
THE ONLY EXCEPTION ARE VIP DIPLOMATIC FLIGHTS WITH PRIOR PERMISSION.
A/C ORIGINATING FROM THE U.S. MAY ARRIVE AT ANY INTL AIRPORT IN MEXICO.
<< OVERFLIGHT PERMIT REQUIREMENTS >>
– PRIVATE – NOT REQUIRED EXCEPT FOR GOV’T OR MILITARY AIRCRAFT.
NOTE: ANY ACFT WITH DELINQUENT NAV FEES WILL BE DENIED OVERFLIGHT.
– CHARTER – NOT REQUIRED EXCEPT FOR GOV’T OR MILITARY AIRCRAFT.
NOTE: ANY ACFT WITH DELINQUENT NAV FEES WILL BE DENIED OVERFLIGHT.

Based on the above information, which statement below is correct? Answer below and come back next Friday to see if you got the answer right!

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