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Old 19th Dec 2017, 19:42
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Eddie Dean
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Originally Posted by megan View Post
They just accept the ops manual, they make no determination that the information contained there in is correct, particular with respect to aircraft information. Flew for an operator whose V1 take off data compiled in a ready use cockpit chart, and in the ops manual, guaranteed you would crash following a failure at higher temps if you elected to go following failure at, or after, V1. Chief pilots who write these things don't necessarily know the subject matter about what they decree. Cast a very jaundiced eye.
This must depend on which area office is doing the desk audit of the manual. Was involved in putting a Cessna 208B on the register in Perth, the CASA team certainly made determinations on what was acceptable data and caused several rewrites.
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