Closes: 10th Jul 2023
Opened: 17th Apr 2023
Results expected: 25th Aug 2023
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Between 18 December 2017 and 26 March 2018, Stapleford Aerodrome held a public consultation under the auspices of UK CAA CAP 725 for the implementation of RNP approach procedures to RWY21. The objective of the Airspace Change Proposal (ACP) was to introduce the Instrument Approach Procedure (IAP) to both formalise the use of instrument flight procedures for training purposes and provide an official instrument approach procedure to support the return to base flights for Stapleford aircraft and other aircraft when the weather conditions (e.g. cloud base) are below that required for VFR operations.
Since submission of the ACP comment response pack, safety case and other documentation as required by the process to the CAA, there have been further discussions about the need to create a known traffic environment in the immediate vicinity around Stapleford aerodrome beyond the boundary of the existing ATZ.
This consultation proposes the establishment of a Radio Mandatory Zone (RMZ) which, in the absence of air traffic control and a single frequency, would provide an additional mitigation to ensure that all (radio equipped) aircraft active in the affected airspace would be aware if the Stapleford IAP were active since such information would be available through the relevant ATSUs.
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Related RMZ Proposal Consultation Document 2.6 MB (PDF document)
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