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Old 19th Feb 2020, 05:22
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Originally Posted by Old Akro View Post
JQF had filed in IFR plan to Essendon, via Lacey Colds Monty. It needed a clearance for Essendon. Normal practice would be to ask for traffic and airways clearance on the ground as part of the taxy call. ERSA lists 122.4 as having reception on the ground.
They could have requested clearance on the ground, but not necessary. Just as easy to request when approaching a waypoint. I agree that the lack of VOR makes Mangalore one of few training destinations (was for me).
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