Fly an RNAV approach into Queenstown between the mountains and then land with a crosswind in windy Wellington.
Saturday, September 15, 2018 - 07:00 to 11:00

For this weekend's challenge event we are going to do a flight between Wellington and Queenstown, both airports can be challenging for different reasons! Fly an RNAV approach into Queenstown between the mountains and then land with a crosswind in windy Wellington.

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Note to pilots landing at Queenstown
 

  • eg If assigned the RNAV (GNSS) G approach and you want to do the RNAV (RNP) Y approach, just advise the controller.
  • Be familiar with your escape route ie missed approach procedure.
  • Make sure you fully understand the approach ie waypoints, heights, speeds, circling if applicable, holding pattern.
  • Do not fly a plane larger than an A320.
  • Practice the approach when nobody is about.

 

Note to pilots - Departures
 

  • If you don't have the SID on your FMC please tell the controller.
  • If you are not RNAV capable please advise the controller.
  • The controller will assign you a suitable departure.

For more information, including airport charts and position details, check out the event page.