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Old 21st Aug 2019, 02:57
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Genuine questions and some good and relevant answers.
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Old 21st Aug 2019, 04:18
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How very sad, one of the well remembered events of said den of iniquity was the night I first met Torres over a few quiet greenies ( or were they brownies).
How unusual! Most visits to the Temple of Aeros and I don't remember leaving!

I thought CASA and Air Services controlled aviation in PNG so it should be pretty good?
If that is the extent of your research I suggest you forget all about visiting PNG!!

PNG is an independent nation. They have their own PNG CASA and Civil Aviation Regulations plagiarized from the New Zealand Regs.
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Old 21st Aug 2019, 11:48
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Civil Aviation Regulations plagiarized from the New Zealand Regs
Actually not plagiarised, but adopted and covered by an act of parliament. PNG even added some refinements (such as Part 100).
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Old 22nd Aug 2019, 08:46
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Originally Posted by chimbu warrior View Post
Actually not plagiarised, but adopted and covered by an act of parliament. PNG even added some refinements (such as Part 100).
And, folks, the whole exercise, Project Balus (?) was paid for by Australia, with a couple of ex- AU CAA luminaries doing what I regard as a very good job in the process.
The NZ version of the FARs (mostly, with some EASA flavouring) have been adopted by a number of countries.
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Old 22nd Aug 2019, 15:38
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Originally Posted by LKinnon View Post
Genuine questions and some good and relevant answers.
It seems like you have taken no notice of what so many have told you.
If you are still that keen about the whole thing,- go and do it ! We'll all read about you in the news.
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Old 23rd Aug 2019, 05:04
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Have you considered the Solomon Islands as a destination.?? On the way you can?/or could touch lightly on PNG at Misima Is , where there is ?/was a Customs guy. We had to land there enroute to Honiara to stick in just a small amount of extra fuel we carried to go the whole distance. Very nice spot and had been there before to map the gold mine.
There are other island destinations not so far away.
A few other places you can visit out of Honiara as well.. Sourcing yr fuel is yr main problem.
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Old 30th Aug 2019, 01:48
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Air Tractor 502 P2-SET (formally VH-SET) just tried to do what you want to do (island hop to PNG).

Challenger 604 was launched out of Cairns last night to search.

The wreckage has been located.

Should be sobering for you.

Some people say PNG Time is over rated..

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Old 30th Aug 2019, 09:12
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Noted, thanks.

Are there any details of the accident?
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Old 30th Aug 2019, 11:23
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Looked in to see why this was still running as I thought the early answers were definitive (don't ! ) and noticed the sad news of the demise of the club in Moresby, a handy place to score any over-supply of kai from the airlines so drinking could continue without break for food collection. I still wear my badge from the days when it was the Aero Club of Papua,surprising that no one has recognised it in a long time.

As for guns, I carried a pistol for years (legally) but there is a big difference between carrying and actually using in anger, consequences of which might be nasty..

There were enough problems with tourists and PNG condiytions without the present safety situation.

The good old days are gone.
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Old 31st Aug 2019, 09:05
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And don't forget the malaria!
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