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Answer to Last Week’s (January 31) AVsavvy Question

In last Friday’s AVsavvy question, we showed you a flight schedule and some airport information and asked you to find the error. IMPORTANT: If you haven’t yet participated, YOU CAN STILL TURN BACK NOW AND TEST YOUR SKILLS. Below is the answer and explanation. Thank you to everyone who participated. We are happy to report […]

February 7, 2014 | 0 Comments More
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Test Your AVsavvy: Arrangements in FAPE? (January 31)

Your passenger has requested to fly into Port Elizabeth (FAPE) on Feb 3 at 1930 local for a business meeting she has. This is a private flight and you have requested the landing permit for your trip. This would be your first time to this airport but you’ve determined that as this is a smaller […]

January 31, 2014 | 1 Comment More
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Answer to Last Week’s (January 24) AVsavvy Question

In last Friday’s AVsavvy question, we showed you a flight schedule and some airport information and asked you to find the error. IMPORTANT: If you haven’t yet participated, YOU CAN STILL TURN BACK NOW AND TEST YOUR SKILLS. Below is the answer and explanation. Thank you to everyone who participated. We are happy to report […]

January 31, 2014 | 0 Comments More
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Test Your AVsavvy: Mongolian landing permit? (January 24)

Suppose you are traveling on a private non-revenue flight to Mongolia and are in the process of requesting the landing permit, but you’re still working on the ground handling and all other third party services. You’re requesting the landing permit three days in advance to ensure that you give CAA the appropriate time to process […]

January 24, 2014 | 1 Comment More
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Answer to Last Week’s (January 17) AVsavvy Question

In last Friday’s AVsavvy question, we showed you a flight schedule and some airport information and asked you to find the error. IMPORTANT: If you haven’t yet participated, YOU CAN STILL TURN BACK NOW AND TEST YOUR SKILLS. Below is the answer and explanation. Thank you to everyone who participated. We are happy to report […]

January 24, 2014 | 0 Comments More
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Test Your AVsavvy: Operating to Thailand (January 17)

Suppose you are scheduled to travel to Adelaide (YPAD). The following is the information for your schedule: Tail number: XXXX Aircraft type: G650 Crew: 3 Passengers: 5 Schedule: ETD Anchorage/PANC 04 Feb / 1400 UTC ETA Bangkok/VTBD 05 Feb / 0400 UTC ETD Bangkok/VTBD 08 Feb / 1000 UTC ETA Anchorage/PANC 08 Feb / 2050 […]

January 17, 2014 | 1 Comment More
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Answer to Last Week’s (January 10) AVsavvy Question

In last Friday’s AVsavvy question, we showed you a flight schedule and some airport information and asked you to find the error. IMPORTANT: If you haven’t yet participated, YOU CAN STILL TURN BACK NOW AND TEST YOUR SKILLS. Below is the answer and explanation. Thank you to everyone who participated. We are happy to report […]

January 17, 2014 | 0 Comments More
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Test Your AVsavvy: Specific route of MZBZ needed? (January 10)

All flights departing on an IFR Flight Plan from Belize (MZBZ) that will enter the Mexico Flight Information Region (FIR) on airways B753/UB573 or B764/UB764 must be routed via R899/UR899 CTM V38/UJ2 MID or via R899/UR899 CTM G765/UG765 CZM. Information needed: IFR FLIGHTS DEPARTING BELIZE ENTERING THE MEXICO FIR Based on the above information, which […]

January 10, 2014 | 1 Comment More
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Answer to Last Week’s (January 3) AVsavvy Question

In last Friday’s AVsavvy question, we showed you a flight schedule and some airport information and asked you to find the error. IMPORTANT: If you haven’t yet participated, YOU CAN STILL TURN BACK NOW AND TEST YOUR SKILLS. Below is the answer and explanation. Thank you to everyone who participated. We are happy to report […]

January 10, 2014 | 0 Comments More
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Test Your AVsavvy: Indian overflight permit needed? (January 3)

While flying through the India FIR boundary out over the Indian Ocean, which one of these routes requires an India overflight permit? INDIA INFORMATION: MAX LENGTH OF STAY FOR FOREIGN REGISTERED AIRCRAFT IS 15 DAYS. ALL AIRCRAFT ENTERING INDIAN AIRSPACE WHERE MAX CERTIFIED SEATING CAPACITY IS MORE THAN 30 SEATS OR MAX PAYLOAD CAPACITY IS […]

January 3, 2014 | 1 Comment More
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Answer to Last Week’s (December 27) AVsavvy Question

In last Friday’s AVsavvy question, we showed you a flight schedule and some airport information and asked you to find the error. IMPORTANT: If you haven’t yet participated, YOU CAN STILL TURN BACK NOW AND TEST YOUR SKILLS. Below is the answer and explanation. Thank you to everyone who participated. We are happy to report […]

January 3, 2014 | 0 Comments More
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Test Your AVsavvy: A permit for the new Chinese ADIZ? (December 27)

China has recently implemented an Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) over much of the East China Sea. This new ADIZ covers space previously claimed by Japan, especially over a group of islands both countries claim. The Chinese government refers to the islands as the Diaoyu Islands, while the Japanese government refers to them as the […]

December 27, 2013 | 1 Comment More
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Answer to Last Week’s (December 20) AVsavvy Question

In last Friday’s AVsavvy question, we showed you a flight schedule and some airport information and asked you to find the error. IMPORTANT: If you haven’t yet participated, YOU CAN STILL TURN BACK NOW AND TEST YOUR SKILLS. Below is the answer and explanation. Thank you to everyone who participated. We are happy to report […]

December 27, 2013 | 0 Comments More
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Test Your AVsavvy: Estimated time of departure? (December 20)

Steve’s friends are throwing him a birthday party in Tokyo (RJAA) on the 27th of January. That same night he has to depart Tokyo (RJAA) for Houston (KHOU) by 9:00 PM. If he departs Tokyo (RJAA) on time with a one hour tech stop in San Francisco (KSFO), when does he arrive in Houston (KHOU)? […]

December 20, 2013 | 1 Comment More
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Answer to Last Week’s (December 13) AVsavvy Question

In last Friday’s AVsavvy question, we showed you a flight schedule and some airport information and asked you to find the error. IMPORTANT: If you haven’t yet participated, YOU CAN STILL TURN BACK NOW AND TEST YOUR SKILLS. Below is the answer and explanation. Thank you to everyone who participated. We are happy to report […]

December 20, 2013 | 0 Comments More
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Test Your AVsavvy: Going to Adelaide (December 13)

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 […]

December 13, 2013 | 1 Comment More
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Answer to Last Week’s (December 6) AVsavvy Question

In last Friday’s AVsavvy question, we showed you a flight schedule and some airport information and asked you to find the error. IMPORTANT: If you haven’t yet participated, YOU CAN STILL TURN BACK NOW AND TEST YOUR SKILLS. Below is the answer and explanation. Thank you to everyone who participated. We are happy to report […]

December 13, 2013 | 0 Comments More
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Test Your AVsavvy: Operations to Seoul (December 6)

Suppose you have a private non-revenue trip with 25 passengers to Seoul with an ETA of 2000 local. The passengers would like to travel to RKSS instead of RKSI, as it’s easier to travel to the downtown area. You start the trip and have all services along with the airport slots and landing permit requested. […]

December 6, 2013 | 1 Comment More
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Answer to Last Week’s (November 29) AVsavvy Question

In last Friday’s AVsavvy question, we showed you a flight schedule and some airport information and asked you to find the error. IMPORTANT: If you haven’t yet participated, YOU CAN STILL TURN BACK NOW AND TEST YOUR SKILLS. Below is the answer and explanation. Thank you to everyone who participated. We are happy to report […]

December 6, 2013 | 0 Comments More
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Test Your AVsavvy: P-RNAV requirements for EHAM? (November 29)

Suppose you have an operation into the Netherlands Schiphol TMA (EHAM). This airport requires RNAV1 approval. Do you need RNAV1 approval if you are already P-RNAV approved? EHAM INFORMATION Operating hours: 24 hours Restrictions: 0001-0750 local GA arrival ban 2240-2359 local GA arrival ban 0001-0700 local GA departure ban 2240-2359 local GA departure ban CHAPTER […]

November 29, 2013 | 1 Comment More
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Answer to Last Week’s (November 22) AVsavvy Question

In last Friday’s AVsavvy question, we showed you a flight schedule and some airport information and asked you to find the error. IMPORTANT: If you haven’t yet participated, YOU CAN STILL TURN BACK NOW AND TEST YOUR SKILLS. Below is the answer and explanation. Thank you to everyone who participated. We are happy to report […]

November 29, 2013 | 0 Comments More
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Test Your AVsavvy: Traveling to Paris (November 22)

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 […]

November 22, 2013 | 1 Comment More
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Answer to Last Week’s (November 15) AVsavvy Question

In last Friday’s AVsavvy question, we showed you a flight schedule and some airport information and asked you to find the error. IMPORTANT: If you haven’t yet participated, YOU CAN STILL TURN BACK NOW AND TEST YOUR SKILLS. Below is the answer and explanation. Thank you to everyone who participated. We are happy to report […]

November 22, 2013 | 0 Comments More
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Test Your AVsavvy: Do you need a TSA waiver? (November 15)

The following are the latest TSA NOTAMs: FDC 0/6432 FDC PART 1 OF 11 SPECIAL NOTICE … AIRCRAFT WITH A MAXIMUM CERTIFICATED TAKEOFF GROSS WEIGHT OF 100,309 POUNDS (45,500 KGS) OR LESS THAT OPERATE TO OR FROM OR WITHIN OR TRANSIT TERRITORIAL AIRSPACE OF THE UNITED STATES (U.S.). EFFECTIVE 1009010001 UTC UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. THIS […]

November 15, 2013 | 1 Comment More
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Answer to Last Week’s (November 8) AVsavvy Question

In last Friday’s AVsavvy question, we showed you a flight schedule and some airport information and asked you to find the error. IMPORTANT: If you haven’t yet participated, YOU CAN STILL TURN BACK NOW AND TEST YOUR SKILLS. Below is the answer and explanation. Thank you to everyone who participated. We are happy to report […]

November 15, 2013 | 0 Comments More
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Test Your AVsavvy: RNAV10 flights in the Gulf of Mexico (November 8)

On 20 October 2011 the joined working groups from the FAA, SEANEAM and ICAO implemented Phase 1 of the reduced separation project to bring 50 (NM) lateral separation (RNAV 10 standards) to the Gulf of Mexico (GoMex) with the existing ATS route structure. Phase 2 went into effect on 10 January 2013 at 0630 UTC […]

November 8, 2013 | 1 Comment More
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Answer to Last Week’s (November 1) AVsavvy Question

In last Friday’s AVsavvy question, we showed you a flight schedule and some airport information and asked you to find the error. IMPORTANT: If you haven’t yet participated, YOU CAN STILL TURN BACK NOW AND TEST YOUR SKILLS. Below is the answer and explanation. Thank you to everyone who participated. We are happy to report […]

November 8, 2013 | 0 Comments More
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Test Your AVsavvy: IFR flight into EHAM? (November 1)

Suppose you have an operation into the Netherlands Schiphol TMA (EHAM). Does this airport require all aircraft to be RNAV1 approved for all inbound and outbound flights operating under IFR Rules? EHAM INFORMATION Operating hours: 24 hours Restrictions: 0001-0750 local GA arrival ban 2240-2359 local GA arrival ban 0001-0700 local GA departure ban 2240-2359 local […]

November 1, 2013 | 1 Comment More
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Answer to Last Week’s (October 25) AVsavvy Question

In last Friday’s AVsavvy question, we showed you a flight schedule and some airport information and asked you to find the error. IMPORTANT: If you haven’t yet participated, YOU CAN STILL TURN BACK NOW AND TEST YOUR SKILLS. Below is the answer and explanation. Thank you to everyone who participated. We are happy to report […]

November 1, 2013 | 0 Comments More
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Test Your AVsavvy: PPRs needed? (October 25)

Many locations require a prior permission required (PPR) for differing reasons. For example, some locations may require it as fuel may not be available at all times for GA due to shortages, the airport may have limited aircraft parking space available, or ATC may have limited staffing which requires reducing the traffic handled at any […]

October 25, 2013 | 1 Comment More