[jhb_airlines] Re: Pilot Report JHB193

  • From: "Bones" <bones@xxxxxxx>
  • To: <jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 11 Aug 2004 19:17:24 +0100

The CAA used to publish a nice little CAP document which explained how
to calculate personal minima. It was aimed at the PPL/IMC Rating pilots
and it was extremely useful. I've got a copy somewhere but it is an old
one - I think they dropped it from their site a good while back.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> [mailto:jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Peter Dodds
> Sent: 11 August 2004 07:35
> To: jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Cc: pdodds@xxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [jhb_airlines] Re: Pilot Report JHB193
> ..and of course, with only an IMC rating on my virtual PPL, not a 
> full instrument rating, my minima are even higher.
> For an ILS approach, the minimum is 500 feet above 
> runway level regardless of airport minima, and for an VOR or NDB 
> approach it is 600 feet regardless. Sometimes this makes the 
> Minimum Descent Height surprisingly high, e.g. at Biggin Hill it 
> is 1100 feet on the QNH for an ILS approach to 21.
> Fortunately last night I was OK at EGCC. <g>
> Peter

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