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Updates since 2015
- Pilot recency check retitled to Can you exercise the privileges of your licence, with some added detail on the flight review.
- Pilot radio transmissions shown in uppercase for easy navigation.
- Change to the wording regarding gliders listening out on Area VHF radio.
- Minor typographic and format amendments to improve accuracy and readability
- Minor textual changes to better harmonise with the AIP.
- 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
- 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- Streamlined information on NAIPS to remove outdated aerial forecast information with the introduction of GAF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.