Test Your AVsavvy: Landing in New Delhi? (May 3)

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Suppose you are planning your trip and the following is your schedule:

Registry: NXXXX

Aircraft type: G2 (Stage 2)

Type of flight: Private non-revenue

Crew: 2

Passengers: 2

ETD DUBAI/OMDB 20 April / 1900Z = 20 April / 2300 local
ETA NEW DELHI/VIDP 20 April / 2135Z = 21 April / 0105 local

The following is the departure and arrival point information:

OMDB Information

AIRPORT HOURS:
NORMAL HOURS 24 HOURS
PEAK HOURS 0800-2200 LOCAL

THE AIRPORT DOES MAINTAIN SECURITY 24 HRS A DAY. AIRFIELD SECURITY SERVICES ARE STRICTLY CONTROLLED BY THE AIRPORT AUTHORITY. NO OTHER COMPANIES OR ORGANIZATIONS OUTSIDE OF THE AIRPORT AUTHORITY ARE PERMITTED TO PROVIDE
AIRSIDE OR AIRCRAFT SECURITY.

DUE TO SAFETY REGULATIONS FOR DUBAI INTL AIRPORT, NOSE OUT PARKING OF AIRCRAFT WILL NO LONGER BE ALLOWED EXCEPT IN UNAVOIDABLE CASES. EXEMPTION WILL BE GIVEN IN SPECIAL CASES BY DCA OPERATIONS WITH SPECIFIC CONCURRENCE FROM ATC.

SLOTS ARE REQUIRED FOR ALL ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE OPS. SLOT REQUESTS MUST BE MANUALLY SENT TO THE OMDB SLOT COORDINATOR IN SCR FORMAT. BE ADVISED THAT APT PEAK HOURS OF OPERATION ARE FROM 0800 LCL – 2200 LCL. SLOTS CAN BE DIFFICULT TO OBTAIN DURING THESE TIMES. SLOTS VALID +/- 15 MINS.

VIDP Information

AIRPORT HOURS:

24 HOURS
2200-0600 LOCAL STAGE 2 AIRCRAFT ARE BANNED

PROCEDURES FOR FILING OF FLIGHT PLANS AT THIS AIRPORT: THE AIRPORT CONTROLLERS DEMAND THAT THE CAPTAIN BE PRESENT WHILE FILING THE FLIGHT PLAN.

HANDLERS HAVE NO FIXED PARKING SPACES. PARKING IS ALLOTED BY THE DELHI INT’L APT PVT LTD. (DIAL); APRON CTRL THROUGH ATC AND NO NEED FOR AIRCRAFT REPOSITION REQUIRED.

ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE SLOTS ARE REQUIRED FOR ALL AIRCRAFT. THIS AIRPORT HAS BANNED STAGE 2 AIRCRAFT FROM NIGHT OPERATIONS. ENSURE TO INCLUDE IN YOUR AIRCRAFT STAGE IN YOUR SLOT REQUESTS. SLOTS VALID +/-15 MINS. ALL SLOT TIMES CONFIRMED ARE IN ZULU/UTC TIME.

THE A/P AUTHORITY OF INDIA ISSUED A CIRCULAR THAT ALL A/C COMING INTO THE COUNTRY MUST CARRY A TOW BAR ON BOARD. POWER OUT TAXIING IS PROHIBITED, SO THE A/C MAY HAVE TO BE PUSHED BACK OR TOWED OUT OF PARKING BAY PRIOR TO STARTUP.

THROUGHOUT INDIA, ONCE AN A/C HAS BEEN SEALED, IT IS EXTREMELY DIFFICULT TO GET PERMISSION TO GO BACK TO THE A/C TO RETRIEVE ITEMS OR BAGGAGE.

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

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