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26th Apr 2021, 01:26
Replies: 17
Views: 4,940
Posted By Mr Approach

I think the basic premise is true, Sydney is an...

I think the basic premise is true, Sydney is an expensive place so the ATCS get (I think) 12% more than others for living there. Road traffic is a nightmare and Sydney Airport want their land back....
25th Apr 2021, 02:15
Replies: 20
Views: 4,560
Posted By Mr Approach

An economist and a fighter pilot in charge of...

An economist and a fighter pilot in charge of civil aviation safety - what could possibly go wrong?
25th Apr 2021, 02:12
Replies: 136
Views: 32,094
Posted By Mr Approach

I think Para 377 is closer to the truth than...

I think Para 377 is closer to the truth than dislexiq, these two choices are simply more of the same.

Ms Spence is a Departmental insider so she will know exactly what the executive branch of...
15th Apr 2021, 00:22
Replies: 1,702
Views: 815,101
Posted By Mr Approach

CASA, in it's replies to Glen, refers to the...

CASA, in it's replies to Glen, refers to the Regulatory Philosophy. This is an artifact created by CASA to justify it's actions. The SOE from the MInister...
19th Feb 2021, 10:55
Replies: 527
Views: 54,937
Posted By Mr Approach

There are so many issues in play here but I will...

There are so many issues in play here but I will try and comment on just two:
1. Can Airservices ATC deal with this proposal - clearly not! The sectors are set up to provide current services, not...
16th Feb 2021, 23:21
Replies: 527
Views: 54,937
Posted By Mr Approach

Smashed with replies because everyone is afraid...

Smashed with replies because everyone is afraid they will actually do it!

I was sent this by someone who responded, I assume it went to all 1000....

Good Morning
Airservices would like to...
7th Feb 2021, 04:57
Replies: 527
Views: 54,937
Posted By Mr Approach

Hi McLimit - I did not say that any PT flights in...

Hi McLimit - I did not say that any PT flights in the US operate VFR procedures, but they do fly visually and they do see and avoid in Class E airspace . How else could it operate?
7th Feb 2021, 00:28
Replies: 527
Views: 54,937
Posted By Mr Approach

Quote Neville Nobody 5th Feb "From a RPT...

Quote Neville Nobody 5th Feb "From a RPT perspective they would want to change the current arrangements as they are to restrictive. If nothing changes on a separation front under this new system...
5th Feb 2021, 00:07
Replies: 527
Views: 54,937
Posted By Mr Approach

[QUOTE=Sunfish;10982908]I don't think Airservices...

[QUOTE=Sunfish;10982908]I don't think Airservices has thought this out. The proposed airspace has to include at least half the GA, RAA and SAAA aircraft fleet.

On the contrary, Sunfish,...
27th Jan 2021, 21:34
Replies: 527
Views: 54,937
Posted By Mr Approach

As I said earlier, I don't want to get involved....

As I said earlier, I don't want to get involved. There are far too many who would rather stay with what we have or go back to what we had 40 years ago.

Signing off.....
26th Jan 2021, 23:49
Replies: 527
Views: 54,937
Posted By Mr Approach

Hi Extralite - I assumed from your post that you...

Hi Extralite - I assumed from your post that you were IFR and required to depart in IMC for a penetration of Class E at 1500 feet AGL also in IMC. Under US rules you would get the clearance on the...
26th Jan 2021, 02:45
Replies: 527
Views: 54,937
Posted By Mr Approach

Not an IFR pilot so how does AIP 1.4 - 9 Class G...

Not an IFR pilot so how does AIP 1.4 - 9 Class G IFR radio requirement "2-way continuous" work at these airfields?

HF I suppose, however the US allows the use of telephones in such circumstances:...
25th Jan 2021, 03:11
Replies: 527
Views: 54,937
Posted By Mr Approach

Your getting off the subject but for the record...

Your getting off the subject but for the record Class D was based, by ICAO, on the Air Traffic Zone (ATZ) that is considered to surround an aerodrome witha Tower. One of Australia's problems with...
24th Jan 2021, 00:35
Replies: 527
Views: 54,937
Posted By Mr Approach

While I, and others, have been pushing for this...

While I, and others, have been pushing for this for about 30 years, I am loathe to get involved. Why, because if it is to be done then it needs the same rules, same procedures and same pilot habits...
23rd Jan 2021, 08:15
Replies: 19
Views: 3,636
Posted By Mr Approach

It's interesting that all of the examples given...

It's interesting that all of the examples given are to do with radar displays. If I may I will give a couple of other issues from back in my day:
1. The ten minute longitudinal standard - the...
16th Jan 2021, 01:37
Replies: 78
Views: 19,852
Posted By Mr Approach

Thanks TIEW - I understand the complexities,...

Thanks TIEW - I understand the complexities, particularly in the US. However even there the Class D "VFR Tower" model allows for a simple operating environment, with minimal electronic assistance;...
10th Jan 2021, 00:49
Replies: 78
Views: 19,852
Posted By Mr Approach

250below10 - You are correct however a parallel...

250below10 - You are correct however a parallel taxiway is probably more expensive than a small (privately run) Class D control tower. Proof of this can be seen at airports such as Cairns, Gold and...
18th Dec 2020, 06:58
Replies: 12
Views: 2,355
Posted By Mr Approach

I am one of the folks who has been advocating...

I am one of the folks who has been advocating this (Class E down to the instrument approach minima, not 1500 feet) for years, but MJGAHAN is correct when he alludes to the fact that controlling IFR...
8th Nov 2020, 00:38
Replies: 1,702
Views: 815,101
Posted By Mr Approach

Dear Glen, I have expressed by cynicism about...

Dear Glen,
I have expressed by cynicism about the current Senate enquiry many times in this forum and others; this is based on the political views of the Chair Senator Susan MacDonald. Her own web...
19th Oct 2020, 06:41
Replies: 9
Views: 2,076
Posted By Mr Approach

The watering down of the veiw has been done to to...

The watering down of the veiw has been done to to avoid having to issue an exemption for Ballina where the CAGRO sits behind the duty fireman in the fire station lookout. Airservices (ARFFS)...
9th Oct 2020, 01:00
Replies: 17
Views: 3,877
Posted By Mr Approach

McCormack aside, my reading of the so-called...

McCormack aside, my reading of the so-called Issues paper is the "Department" re-telling that time-honoured porky about everything in Australian aviation being rosy.
They devote endless pages to...
12th Aug 2020, 00:53
Replies: 25
Views: 3,848
Posted By Mr Approach

I do not think this has anything to do with...

I do not think this has anything to do with visibility.
It sounds like there may be a problem with multiple IFR flights arriving close to each other on visual approaches without cancelling IFR....
19th Jul 2020, 04:59
Replies: 17
Views: 2,417
Posted By Mr Approach

Hi Lucille, Airservices has always pursued the...

Hi Lucille,
Airservices has always pursued the "push inbounds down" philosophy, even in Sydney which is the closest an Australian airport comes to the "bedpost" system used at most busy airports in...
11th Jul 2020, 02:27
Replies: 6
Views: 1,251
Posted By Mr Approach

The E was always inapprpriate and probably...

The E was always inapprpriate and probably instituted by DIRD/CASA and Airservices to bring disrepute on the class of airspace.
Class D under tower control would have enabled use by smaller aircraft...
1st Jul 2020, 02:14
Replies: 1,702
Views: 815,101
Posted By Mr Approach

Glen -I signed one when I had a payout from...

Glen -I signed one when I had a payout from another federal government agency. The non-disclosure was very strict and I tried to abide by it.

This did not stop employees of the agency trying to...
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