Greg Hewgill
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Can active flight plan be sent for the aircraft in the air?
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Your question is short on details, but in general, yes this is possible. A flight could be coming from anywhere, for example: Another jurisdiction (FIR) Uncontrolled airspace A beach somewhere In ...

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Why are TFRs issued around stadiums during games in the U.S.?
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From Sporting Event Temporary Flight Restriction: All aircraft operations; including parachute jumping, unmanned aircraft and remote controlled aircraft, are prohibited within a 3NMR up to and ...

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What is the initial direction from Sydney to Santiago on a great circle?
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Yes, the map is accurate. You can see the same thing on this map from gcmap.com: On a polar orthographic projection, the great circle looks like this:

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What are the off-airfield rules for private helicopters in New Zealand?
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I believe the relevant rules around helicopter landings are covered by CAA Part 91 section 91.127 Use of aerodromes. You are permitted to land a helicopter off-airfield. Land owner approval is ...

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What is the range of an air traffic control tower's radio transmission?
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VHF transmissions are limited by line of sight. So, assuming the transmitter is at the tower location, and assuming the aircraft is at cruise altitude (say F300, or 30,000 feet or more), the maximum ...

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Are there any EU/EASA regulations surrounding aviation software?
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Two relevant standards from EUROCAE (European Organisation for Civil Aviation Equipment) are: ED-109A / Guidelines for CNS/ATM Systems Software Integrity Assurance ED-153 / Guidelines for ANS ...

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Term to differentiate between a flight and a flight instance?
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You might say "the QF 72 service between Singapore and Perth" for the flight schedule, and "the QF 72 flight on July 25" for a particular instance of the flight. The term service used in this way is ...

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Which specific version of English are international pilots and ATC required/recommended to learn?
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There is actually a name for the subset of English that is used in aviation: Aviation English. However, it is not an official standard, but a name applied to the subset of English that is derived from ...

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How much does an ILS approach cost?
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For New Zealand1, the Airways Pricing Framework is a document which describes how the prices are set but not the actual prices themselves (that is in a different document that it appears you have to ...

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What happened to the blades in this picture?
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This is an effect produced by the digital camera that took the picture. The CMOS sensor "scans" the picture from one edge to another, possibly bottom to top in this example. Each line of the photo is ...

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Are there differences in air traffic services between western nations?
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One of the big differences between regions is how aircraft operators pay for the service. In the US, the FAA is funded by taxpayers and fuel levies. In New Zealand (for example), aircraft operators ...

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What is the maximum speed of the Cessna Citation X?
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From Cessna Citation X: Maximum speed: Mach .935 (MMO) So, no. Exceeding the maximum rated speed in that aircraft would be highly inadvisable. More generally, so would attempting to exceed ...

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