Float Tour 2016

Float Tour 2016

Float Tour 2016

Welcome to the Float Tour 2016.
This tour will take you over parts of Australia and New Zeland where VFR Flying is essential.

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Float Tour 2016 Legs

Leg Departure Airport Flag Arrival Airport Distance
1 NZWU Wanganui NZWN Wellington 82
2 NZWN Wellington NZGM Greymouth 175
3 NZGM Greymouth NZGT Glentanner 98
4 NZGT Glentanner NZMO Te-Anau 144
5 NZMO Te-Anau NZOU Oamaru 150
6 NZOU Oamaru NZGY Glenorchy 145
7 NZGY Glenorchy NZNV Invercargill 175
8 NZNV Invercargill NZMC Mount-Cook 105
9 NZMC Mount-Cook NZCH Christchurch 135
10 NZCH Christchurch NZNS Nelson 270
11 NZNS Nelson NZGS Gisborne 62
12 NZGS Gisborne NZNP New-Plymouth 180
13 NZNP New-Plymouth NZTG Tauranga 125
14 NZTG Tauranga NZNR Napier 112
15 NZNR Napier NZWB Woodbourne 184
16 NZWB Woodbourne NZTU Timaru 203
17 NZTU Timaru NZDN Dunedin 106
18 NZDN Dunedin NZLX Alexandra 55
19 NZLX Alexandra NZHK Hokitika 165
20 NZHK Hokitika NZPP Paraparaumu 209
Total Leg 20 Legs Total Nautical Miles 2,920 Nm

Float Tour 2016 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 for Australia are available via Air Services Australia

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