SNO / 23 Nov 2019 / Queenstown RNAV Night

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SNO / 23 Nov 2019 / Queenstown RNAV Night

#1 Post by VATNZ Events » Sat Nov 16, 2019 11:11 pm

Saturday Night Ops
Queenstown RNAV Night
Saturday 23rd November 2019 1900-2300 NZDT / 1700-2100 AEDT / 0600-1000 UTC


For this weekend's challenge event we are going to do a flight between Wellington and Queenstown, both airports can be challenging for different reasons! Fly an RNAV approach into Queenstown between the mountains and then land with a crosswind in windy Wellington.

>>>Original Documentation<<<

Note to pilots landing at Queenstown
  • eg If assigned the RNAV (GNSS) G approach and you want to do the RNAV (RNP) Y approach, just advise the controller.
  • Be familiar with your escape route ie missed approach procedure.
  • Make sure you fully understand the approach ie waypoints, heights, speeds, circling if applicable, holding pattern.
  • Do not fly a plane larger than an A320.
  • Practice the approach when nobody is about.

Note to pilots - Departures
  • If you don't have the SID on your FMC please tell the controller.
  • If you are not RNAV capable please advise the controller.
  • The controller will assign you a suitable departure.

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Re: SNO / 23 Nov 2019 / Queenstown RNAV Night

#2 Post by Emile Bax » Sun Nov 24, 2019 8:44 am

Many thanks to Fenton Loveday for his ATC last night - controlling the whole of the country with multiple airports to manage is no mean task.

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