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7.06 Training Requirement – Minor Aerodromes / Airspace


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7.09 really is what deals with this.  You need an ATS rating to control minors. You only get that via your training.

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1 hour ago, Matthew Bartels said:

7.09 really is what deals with this.  You need an ATS rating to control minors. You only get that via your training.

Thanks, but I'm still a bit confused. I understand the training part, but the examination part is unclear to me. A specific example: is a S2 CPT allowed on a minor airfield? 

If yes, then why are practical examinations on restricted airfields not allowed, as per 7.07(b)?

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The way I am reading it is that you may not require practical training for a restricted airfield endorsement. You could do practical training on a restricted airfield, as long as it is not for the purpose of obtaining a restricted airfield endorsement.

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What we’re  trying to get at here is that we don’t want you to keep a controller from controlling by requiring additional training beyond what is really necessary.

If you can certify on a major or restricted without it taking longer than it would on a minor, that would be fine

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7 hours ago, Matthew Bartels said:

What we’re  trying to get at here is that we don’t want you to keep a controller from controlling by requiring additional training beyond what is really necessary.

If you can certify on a major or restricted without it taking longer than it would on a minor, that would be fine

Still confused... 

Perhaps, training on a minor will be shorter than on a major, but it is obvious that 'enough is enough'. Nothing new there.

However, my question is specifically about the examination part: are we allowed to certify a minor aerodrome student with a CPT, for example to obtain an S2 rating? Or is it 'just' training and he/she is good to go?

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Award of the rating requires a CPT. So yes, a CPT would be conducted on a minor in such a case.

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52 minutes ago, Matthew Bartels said:

Award of the rating requires a CPT. So yes, a CPT would be conducted on a minor in such a case.

Are all other airports than major/restricted will get minor rating, or is it 4th rank (after major, restricted, and "normal" in that case)? 

 

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There are three. Anything that is not Major or Restricted is Minor.

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5 minutes ago, Matthew Bartels said:

There are three. Anything that is not Major or Restricted is Minor.

That makes sense, but wanted to clarify, thanks. 

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