NAV CANADA To Implement New Flight Plan Format

Source: http://onboard-abord.ca/flight-plan-2012/ Beginning on September 15, 2012 NAV CANADA will begin transitions to the new flight plan format outlined by ICAO. By November15, 2012 all flight plans will follow this new format. This new format is to conform with existing and future aircraft equipment and capabilities. Here some of the significant changes: (not complete list) flight plans can be submitted 120 …

Understanding RVSM (Canada)

Reduced Vertical Separation Minima, RVSM, is an established airspace that allow aircraft to operate between FL290 and FL410 at 1000' vertical separation. Aircraft flying above FL410 must maintain 2000' separation and aircraft below FL290 can maintain 1000' separation regardless of RVSM. RVSM airspace is not available everywhere. Why do we need RVSM? As aircraft began …

Great Pilot Shirts That Fit

When buying a pilot shirt you know there is a problem when the only information you need to provide is neck size. For those of us who are on the skinny side this is more so an issue as basic pilot shirts tend to accommodate all pilot sizes, thin to "not-so-thin". For me, these shirts …

Reduced or Low Visibility Plans

I hope you find this article useful, but please feel free to let me know if something does not make sense, or I made any errors. In the eighth edition of the Instrument Rating Flight Test Guide, pilots are expected to have sufficient knowledge of reduced/low visibility operations. When completing your initial flight test, or renewing …