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Zain Khan
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Napier Tower woes,

#1 Post by Zain Khan » Thu Jan 17, 2019 10:49 pm

As per Airways contingency NOTAM Bravo 0239 stated below:
B0239/19 FROM: 16 JAN 2019 06:05 TO: 20 JAN 2019 07:45
16 0745-0845 1710-0030, 18 0025-0745 2305-0500, 19 1850-0745
NAPIER CTR/D AND NAPIER CTA/D INOP. AD CTL SER AND APP NOT AVBL.
DELAYS MAY BE EXPERIENCED AT NZNR.

TEMPO RESTRICTED AREA NZR498 AND NZR499 ARE PRESCRIBED PURSUANT TO
CIVIL AVIATION RULE PART 71 UNDER A DELEGATED AUTHORITY ISSUED BY
THE DIRECTOR OF CIVIL AVIATION TO FACILITATE THE SAFETY OF AIR
NAVIGATION AT AND IN THE VCY OF NZNR AD.
ADMINISTERING AUTHORITY: AIRWAYS.
THE LATERAL AND VERTICAL DIMENSIONS OF NZR498 ARE THE SAME AS THOSE
OF THE NAPIER CTR/D. THE LATERAL AND VERTICAL DIMENSIONS OF NZR499
ARE THE SAME AS THOSE OF THE NAPIER CTA/D.
CARRIAGE OF OPERABLE TRANSPONDER AND RADIO MANDATORY.

THE FLW FLT AND COM PROCEDURES APPLY WHEN OPR WI NZR498 AND NZR499.

VFR FLIGHTS:
VFR OPS PERMITTED PROVIDED:
ACFT OPR NO CLOSER THAN 1000FT VERTICALLY AND 1NM HORIZONTALLY FM
CLD AND PSN AND INTENTIONS REP ON 118.1 MHZ ARE MADE AT ENTRY, EXIT
AND AT INTERVALS OF NOT MORE THAN 10 MIN AND ACFT OPR LANDING LIGHTS
AND/OR ANTI-COLLISION LIGHTS IF EQUIPPED.

IFR FLIGHTS:
ONLY ONE IFR ARRIVAL/DEPARTURE AT A TIME IS PERMITTED WI NZR499 EXC
THAT MORE THAN ONE ACFT MAY BE PERMITTED WI NZR499 BY ATC APPROVAL.

ONLY ONE IFR ARRIVAL/DEPARTURE IS PERMITTED WI NZR498 AT A TIME EXC
THAT MORE THAN ONE ACFT MAY BE PERMITTED WI NZR498 WHEN THE REPORTED
WX COND ARE SUITABLE, AND THE PILOTS REPORT THAT THEY ARE ABLE TO
MAINTAIN VISUAL SEPARATION.

IFR TRAINING IS NOT PERMITTED.

ARRIVING TFC:
BCST PSN RELATIVE TO A PUBLISHED REP, ALT AND INTENTIONS ON 118.1
MHZ.
CONFORM WITH OR AVOID THE AD TFC CIRCUIT FORMED BY OTHER ACFT.

IFR FLIGHTS:
REP AT EARLIEST OPPORTUNITY WHEN ABLE TO CONTINUE VISUALLY IN ORDER
TO SAFELY INTEGRATE INTO THE AD CIRCUIT.

OVERFLYING TFC:
BCST PSN RELATIVE TO A PUBLISHED REP, ALT AND INTENTIONS ON 118.1
MHZ.
REMAIN CLR OF THE CIRCUIT AREA.

DEPARTING TFC:
BCST INTENTIONS ON 118.1 MHZ IMMEDIATELY PRIOR TO TAXI AND THEN
AGAIN IMMEDIATELY PRIOR TO ENTERING THE RWY FOR TKOF.

IFR FLIGHTS:
CTC OHAKEA CTL ON 124.8 MHZ (IF UNABLE TEL 0800 626 756 LANDLINE OR
+64 3 358 1509) FOR ROUTE CLR PRIOR TO START. IFR FLIGHTS ARE NOT
PERMITTED TO DEP UNTIL THEY ARE IN RECEIPT OF A ROUTE CLR
LOWER: SFC UPPER: 9500FT AMSL
Napier has been constantly been plagued with these issues with their controllers. I think they should hire more controllers.
Zain Khan

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