Test Your AVsavvy: Going to Adelaide (December 13)

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Suppose you are scheduled to travel to Adelaide (YPAD). The following is the information for your schedule:

Registration: XXXX
Aircraft type: G5
Type of flight: Private non-revenue
Crew: 2
Passengers: 5

ETD Sydney / YSSY 15 JAN / 1205 UTC (15 JAN / 2305 LCL)
ETA Adelaide / YPAD 15 JAN / 1340 UTC (16 JAN / 0010 LCL)
ETD Adelaide / YPAD 17 JAN / 2130 UTC (18 JAN / 0800 LCL)
ETA Sydney / YSSY 17 JAN / 2300 UTC (18 JAN / 1000 LCL)

YSSY INFORMATION

AIRPORT HOURS: 0600-2300 LCL STAGE 3
2300-2359 LCL AUTHORIZED AIRCRAFT ONLY
0001-0600 LCL AUTHORIZED AIRCRAFT ONLY

BETWEEN 2300-0600 LT, ACFT AUTHORIZED TO OPERATE DURING SYDNEY’S CURFEW, MAY ONLY USE RWY 16R FOR DEPT & RWY 34L FOR ARRIVALS REGARDLESS OF WIND DIRECTION. AS SUCH, IT’S CRUCIAL FOR OPERATORS TO CHECK THE WINDS FORECAST BEFOREHAND TO DETERMINE VIABILITY OF A DEPT/ARRIVAL DURING THE CURFEW.

THE FOLLOWING JET ACFT ARE PERMITTED TO TAKEOFF/LAND DURING THE CURFEW PERIOD 2300-0600 LT:

BAE125-800B BEECH-400A BEECHJET-400A HAWKER-400XP
CHALLENGER 300/601/604 CESSNA 680
CITATION 500/525/550/560/650/750
FALCON 10/50/50EX/200/900/900C/900EX/2000/2000EX
GLOBAL EXPRESS GLOBAL 5000
GULFSTREAM 4/SP/G300/G350/G400/G450/G500/G550
GULFSTREAM 5 HAWKER 800XP/850XP/HORIZON
HS125-700B LEARJET 31A/35/36/40/45/45XR/60
LEGACY EMB-135 MITSUBISHI MU-300 PREMIER 1/1A
WESTWIND 1124

NOTE: OPS BANNED DURING CURFEW IF ACFT MTOW EXCEEDS 34,000KG (70,547LBS) AT TIME OF DEPARTURE FROM PROVIOUS ICAO

B737-700BBJ IS NOT ON APPROVED LIST DUE OVER WEIGHT LIMIT.

ACFT WISHING TO OPERATE DURING CURFEW CAN BE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE PROOF THAT ASC008 INSTALLATIONS HAVE BEEN CARRIED OUT ON THE ACFT.

PENALTY FOR BREACHES OF CURFEW ARE IMPOSED AT THIS ARPT. THE GOV’T VIEWS ANY BREACH OF THE CURFEW SERIOUSLY & HAS FLAGGED PREVIOUSLY ITS
INTENT TO CONSIDER OTHER ACTIONS & SANCTIONS IN ADDITION TO MONETARY PENALTIES AGAINST ANY OPERATOR KNOWINGLY & WILLFULLY BREACHING CURFEW.

SLOTS ARE REQUIRED FOR ALL ARRIVALS AND DEPARTURES FOR YSSY DAILY BTN 0600-2300 LT. SLOTS SHOULD BE REQUESTED BY 1600 LT ON DAY PRECEDING OPERATION.

THE FOLLOWING ARE THE SLOT TOLERANCE TIMES FOR THIS AIRPORT:

INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS SLOTS TOLERANCE IS +/- 30 MINS
DOMESTIC FLIGHTS SLOTS TOLERANCE IS +/- 15 MINS

ALL SLOT TIMES ARE CONFIRMED IN ZULU/UTC TIME.

YPAD INFORMATION

AIRPORT HOURS: 0600-2300 LCL

OVERTIME POSSIBLE FOR CERTAIN AIRCRAFT TYPES.

ALL STAGE 2 AIRCRAFT ARE BANNED FROM OPERATING TO YPAD – ADELAIDE APT.

STAGE 3 AIRCRAFT OPERATING HOURS ARE FROM 0600 – 2300 LT ALL WEEK.

OVERTIME FOR OPERATIONS OF STAGE 3 AIRCRAFT OUTSIDE OF NORMAL AIRPORT OPERATING HOURS IS AVAILABLE BUT ONLY FOR THE FOLLOWING AIRCRAFT:
– BAE 125-800B
– BAE 125-1000
– BEECH 400A
– CANADAIR CHALLENGER 601/604
– CESSNA CITATION 500/525/550/560/650/750
– FALCON 10/50EX/200/900/2000
– GULFSTREAM IV
– HS 125-700B
– LEARJET 31A/35/36/45/60
– MITSUBISHI MU-300
– WESTWIND 1124

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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