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Updates since 2015

March 2019

  • Conversion flow diagram—added a heading to highlight conversion of AVGAS from volume to mass
  • Day VFR equipment—inclusion of a turn and slip indicator and outside air temperature (OAT) indicator to the equipment list
  • Pre-flight information—inclusion of all Head Office and flight information region (FIR) NOTAM applicable to the en-route phase of flight, in addition to any location specific NOTAM
  • Frequency management—aligning text with other publications related to frequency management in Class G airspace

October 2018

  • New fuel rules covering fuel planning and minimum fuel requirements that came into force on 8 November 2018
  • Recent changes to aviation medical certification
  • Substantial amendments to the graphical area forecasts (GAFs) section and inclusion of grid point wind and temperature (GPWT) forecasts to provide a display of data derived from weather model data
  • Streamlined information on NAIPS to remove outdated aerial forecast information with the introduction of GAF
  • Revised examples (including calculations, graphics and charts) such as calculating quantity of usable fuel required and beginning of first light, to reflect the intent of the current rules
  • Amendments to several references to respective CASRs, CARs, CAAPs, CAOs, and AIP as at 8 November 2018
  • Textual changes to improve clarity and readability
  • Updated abbreviations and acronyms.

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