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Old 3rd Jun 2009, 21:08
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Lost in Saigon
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Found in Toronto
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Originally Posted by wes_wall View Post

Why would the Captain do this? A question to those still flying. Do you periodically, or ever, send a manual message to a maintenance center advising in-flight conditions? I know that I might advise center what my current flight level ride was, particularly if it was rough, but I donít ever recall forwarding such info to flight ops. Now, if damage was suspected or potentially occuring to the airplane, then thatís a different matter. I just find it strange.

It can be quite normal. The message from the pilot would have been hand typed on the keypad and sent to Air France Flight Dispatch.

Separate function from the auto maintenance function.
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