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Old 19th Feb 2020, 08:35
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Join Date: Nov 2019
Location: Australia
Posts: 55
Originally Posted by Lead Balloon View Post
Thereís your problem, OA: Youíre asking for a service that suits your operational requirements. The Ďsí in Airservices and ANSP is silent.
I would not disagree with your point that ASA needs to be more service orientated, particularly for GA aircraft. This is a leadership issue both in government and within the organisation senior management. However on this occasion OA seems to be making up his own procedures for no real benefit. However this may also be a misunderstanding between him and I regarding terminology. MANY people donít understand that in class g you are operating IFR, but you dont have an airways clearance. So as soon as you give the taxi call you are operating IFR, there is no need to request the airways clearance. This should be given automatically prior to entering controlled airspace.
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