Recebemos um email de um dos sites visados com a noticia anterior a esclarecer a sua parte no que diz respeito ao ciclo Airac. Segundo o que Marcelo Foscarini da Vflight.org nos explica, o acesso ao site da Navdata está bloqueado a IPs brasileiros e que por essa razão a Vflight.org assim como outros sites brasileiros redistribuiam o ciclo Airac para a comunidade brasileira. Depois de uns mal entendidos a situação já está esclarecida e o Richard Stefan da Navdata já disponibilizou o ciclo 0406. Em ‘Leia mais…’ o esclarecimento da Vflight.org sobre este assunto.
Marcelo here, I am the editor of Vflight.org. Let me explain what happened resuming the situation or this will become a giant message.
Since December last year access to Navdata.at has been blocked to all Brazilian users. I do not know the reason for this, but the website has obviously been unavailavle to all user in the Brazilian IP range.
Because of this, Brazilian sites like mine, Aerovirtual.com.br and Voosimulado.com started to re-distribute the Airac Cycles themselves. We at Vflight.org have always hosted copies of the files ourselves, others link directly to the Navdata files which unlike the Navdata website (the main one) are in fact accessible from Brazil because they reside on a different server. Since this was brought here, I even gave access to some members of the Avsim staff to prove, through our site bandwidth usage, that we hosted these files and not linked them as Richard suggest in his message.
I have tried to contact Richard before at Navdata.at regarding this situation, but the email bounced back with a deferred timeout error message. Since the website was blocked, I believed that emails from Brazil were blocked as well.
Today Vflight.org received an email from Richard requesting removal of the files. We removed the files (which we originally downloaded from Aerovirtual.com.br) within minutes. I also replied to Richard’s email but received no answer from him and was surprised that he ignored it, because if he had took time to read I don