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PHILIP ARTHUR replied the topic: Alternate Requirements.
Hi. AIP ENR 1.1 para 220.127.116.11 (p ENR1.1-93) states that the VFR "alternate minima are a ceiling of 1500ft and visibility of 8km". I understand this means that if the visibility is less than 8km and the cloud is more than SCT with a base lower than 1500ft an alternate is required. They are the minima allowed without requiring an alternate. So with 8km visibility and more than SCT cloud with a base of 1500 you don't need an alternate.