Float Tour 2015

Float Tour 2015


Float Tour 2015

Welcome to the Float Tour 2015.
This tour will take you over parts of Australia and New Zeland where VFR Flying is essential.

Skyvector Link Containing every leg

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Float Tour 2015 Legs


Leg Departure Airport Flag Arrival Airport Distance
1 NZWN WELLINGTON NZNS NELSON 71
2 NZNS NELSON NZTK TAKAKA 35
3 NZTK TAKAKA NZKM KARAMEA 40
4 NZKM KARAMEA NZGM GREYMOUTH 84
5 NZGM GREYMOUTH NZLE LAKE STATION 82
6 NZLE LAKE STATION NZKI KAIKOURA 51
7 NZKI KAIKOURA NZWG CHRISTCHURCH 55
8 NZWG CHRISTCHURCH NZHK HOKITIKA 85
9 NZHK HOKITIKA NZGT GLENTANNER 80
10 NZGT GLENTANNER NZWF WANAKA 62
11 NZWF WANAKA NZMF MILFORD SOUND 61
12 NZMF MILFORD SOUND NZTZ TE ANAU 48
13 NZTZ TE ANAU NZQN QUEENSTOWN 51
14 NZQN QUEENSTOWN NZDN DUNEDIN 82
15 NZDN DUNEDIN NZOU OAMARU 68
16 NZOU OAMARU NZOA OMARAMA 55
17 NZOA OMARAMA NZMC MOUNT COOK 55
18 NZMC MOUNT COOK NZTU TIMARU 57
19 NZTU TIMARU NZTI TAIERI 106
20 NZTI TAIERI NZNV INVERCARGILL 83
 
Total Leg 20 Legs Total Nautical Miles 1,350 Nm

Float Tour 2015 Rules

Skew aircraft to nearest water (sea/lake/river or dam) is allowed.
Aircraft must overfly assigned airfield and land on nearest body of water.
All Legs to be flown online in Real Time using IVAO with VFR flight plan.
In uncontrolled airspace & airfields, intentions must be stated on Unicom using IVAP software.
Times Reported as Follows : Time Off = Take Off Time / Time In = Landing Time.
Pilots must disconnect 5 minutes between each leg.
Correct Flight Levels OddEven to be observed +500’ rule.
Max Ground Speed 160 knots. Max Altitude 3,500’ AGL
Reporting of Winds Aloft mandatory
Aircraft –FLOAT aircraft only Maximum Empty Weight 6,000 lbs.
Maximum 3 Legs per day.

Charts

Charts for Australia are available via Air Services Australia









Charts for New Zealand are available via the New Zealand Civil Aviation Authority