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MINI TEST QUESTION 1 PAGE 171

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heidif created the topic: MINI TEST QUESTION 1 PAGE 171

MINI TEST Q1 on page 171 of IREX

You are planning an IFR air transport flight into Coonabarabran. One GNSS unit has been removed for repair but all other aids are serviceable. The TAF is given below....
An alternate [is/is not] required. Why?

I said an alternate is required because they only have RNAV approach in Coonabarabran and we are operating with only 1 RNAV usable. The answer said You only have ONE C146a left so you can still fly the instrument approach. You would not require an alternate. An alternate is not required because you are equipped with two TSO146 RNAV/GNSS receivers.

As I understand it, you need 2 RNAV/GNSS or 1 RNAV/GNSS and 1 ADF or 1 VOR. An air transport flight must be able to suffer the failure of an airborne aid and still have means of conducting an instrument approach. If the one RNAV/GNSS that we have fails, we don't have the means of conducting an instrument approach.

What am I not understanding?
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bobtait replied the topic: MINI TEST QUESTION 1 PAGE 171

Coonabarabran had a ground-based aid when that question was written. I have changed the destination to Cooma-Snowy Mountaints.
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