Test Your AVsavvy: Traveling to Paris (November 22)

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Suppose your passenger has requested to travel to Paris as she has a few business meetings to attend in the city. The following is the information on the flight:

Registration: NXXXX
Aircraft type: F900
Type of flight: Private non-revenue
Crew: 3
Passengers: 2

Schedule:

ETD White Plains / KHPN 25 NOV / 1300 UTC (0800 LCL)
ETA Orly / LFPO 25 NOV / 1910 UTC (2010 LCL)
ETD Orly / LFPO 28 NOV / 0700 UTC (0800 LCL)
ETA White Plains / KHPN 28 NOV / 1500 UTC (1000 LCL)

KHPN INFORMATION

AIRPORT HOURS: 24 HOURS

THIS AIRPORT HAS THE FACILITIES AND PROCEDURES APPROVED BY USDA TO HANDLE AND DISPOSE OF GARBAGE AND GALLEY REFUSE FROM INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS.

REQUIRES 24 HOURS ADVANCE NOTICE FOR FLIGHTS TO WHITE PLAINS AS THE INSPECTOR MUST TRAVEL FROM NEWBURGH.

VOLUNTARY CURFEW TIMES AT THIS AIRPORT ARE FROM 0001-0630 LT. AIRCRAFT CAN OPERATE DURING THESE TIMES, IF NEEDED. IF YOU DO OPERATE DURING THIS PERIOD, AIRPORT AUTHORITY WILL SEND YOU A LETTER ASKING WHY YOU HAD TO OPERATE DURING THAT PERIOD.

CUSTOMS & BORDER PROTECTION REQUIRES ALL PASSENGERS & CREW TO CLEAR AT JET SYSTEMS IN KHPN MUST COME INTO THE FACILITY TO COMPLETE THE
PROCESS. FOR PAX WHO ARE US CITIZENS, THIS WILL SIMPLY INVOLVE SWIPING THE PASSPORT. IF PAX ARE NOT US CITIZENS, THIS WILL INCLUDE THE PHOTO AND BIOMETRICS OUTLINED IN THE US VISIT WEBSITE (WWW.DHS.GOV/US-VISIT).

YELLOW FEVER VACCINATION CERTIFICATE IS REQUIRED ONLY IF ARRIVING WITHIN 6 DAYS AFTER LEAVING OR TRANSITING COUNTRIES WITH INFECTED
AREAS.

LFPO INFORMATION

AIRPORT HOURS: 0600-2330 LOCAL

PPR IS REQUIRED FOR ALL AIRCRAFT WITH LESS THEN 25 SEATS. YOUR TEAM CAN MAKE THE NECESSARY ARRANGEMENTS. PPR MUST BE REQUESTED AT LEAST 24 HOURS IN ADVANCE.

THIS AIRPORT IS MAINLY FOR COMMERCIAL TRAFFIC. PRIVATE AIRCRAFT ARE AUTHORIZED SUBJECT TO SLOT AVAILABILITY. SLOT CONFIRMATION NUMBER WILL BE ISSUED AND MUST BE INCLUDED IN ITEM 18 OF THE FLIGHT PLAN. IF DROPPING OFF OR PICKING UP PASSENGERS HOLDING CONFIRMED SEATS ON A COMMERCIAL FLIGHT, NOTIFICATION TO THE HANDLER AND TO THE COMITE D’HORAIRES IS ALL THAT IS REQUIRED.

SLOTS VALID +/-15 MINS. ALL SLOT TIMES CONFIRMED ARE IN ZULU/UTC TIME.

ALL DOGS AND CATS (WITH THE EXCEPTION OF FIGHTING OR RACING DOGS) ARE ALLOWED TO BE TAKEN INTO FRANCE PROVIDING:
– THE DOG/CAT IS AT LEAST 3 MONTHS OLD,
– THE OWNER CAN PRODUCE A VALID HEALTH/RABIES CERTIFICATE,
– THE DOG/CAT HAS AN IDENTIFICATION TATTOO OR AN UNDER-SKIN
ELECTRONIC IDENTIFICATION CHIP WITH IDENTIFYING MARK NOTED ON THE ANIMALS PAPERWORK

GENERAL AVIATION FLIGHTS ARE NOT AUTHORIZED TO OPERATE INTO LFPO/ORLY. THE REQUIREMENT TO OPERATE INTO LFPO IS DIVERSION FOR EMERGENCY PURPOSE OR CONNECTING FLIGHT WITH AIRLINE. ONLY COMMERCIAL AVIATION AND STATE FLIGHTS APPROVED BY THE FRENCH MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS.

FRANCE ENFORCES THE REGULATION THAT STATES THE AGE LIMIT IS 60 FOR COMMANDER OF INT’L AIR TRANSPORT FLIGHTS. THIS ONLY APPLIES TO PUBLIC TRANSPORT. CHARTER OPERATORS FALL INTO THAT CATEGORY. FRANCE WILL NOT GRANT ANY EXEMPTIONS ON THIS. THIS DOES NOT APPLY TO GA PRIVATE FLIGHTS.

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