Pilot Notes

Jet Airways operations Update! Cabin crew training held in Gurugram

Here is a quick update on much awaited Jet Airway operations. The training of the first batch of wonderful and experienced cabin crew at the Gurugram center marks the commencement of the new Jet Airways operations. The airline also tweeted that most of the crew have been reinstated from the former Jet crew who are …

Jet Airways operations Update! Cabin crew training held in Gurugram Read More »

Maximum Structural Weights

  Manufacturer’s Empty Weight (MEW) It is the weight of structure, power plant, furnishings, systems and other items of equipment that are considered an integral part of the aircraft. It is dry weight including only those fluids which are contained in closed systems(e.g. hydraulic fluid). Operational Empty Weight (OEW) It is the sum of manufacturer’s …

Maximum Structural Weights Read More »

Radar/ADS-B/MLAT based Horizontal Separation Minima in Indian Airspace

The following information on separation minima based on radar and/or ADS-B and/or MLAT systems shall be applied in addition to those given in Doc 4444 – PANS -ATM Chapter 8 to the aircraft operating in Indian airspace. 5 NM horizontal separation up to 60 NM from radar head 5 NM horizontal separation within 60 NM …

Radar/ADS-B/MLAT based Horizontal Separation Minima in Indian Airspace Read More »

Aerodrome and Runway Markings Featured Image

ICAO recommended Airport Signs, Runway and Taxiway Markings

ICAO shares Standards and Recommended Practices(SARPs) for airport signs, runway and taxiway markings, mandatory instruction signs, information signs, mandatory instruction markings, runway holding position markings, etc. via Annex 14, Aerodromes. MANDATORY INSTRUCTION SIGNS A mandatory instruction sign indicates a location beyond which an airplane may not proceed unless authorized by air traffic control. At uncontrolled …

ICAO recommended Airport Signs, Runway and Taxiway Markings Read More »

TOD, TOR and ASD – Post Amendment 42 (TODR, TORR and ASDR)

With respect to performance, different aircrafts are certified at different times and comply with different certification rules. Three major certifications rules were defined as: FAR Part 25 – no consideration for reaction time of pilot Amendment to FAR Part 25 known as Amendment 25-42 – over consideration of reaction time Post Amendment 42 – current …

TOD, TOR and ASD – Post Amendment 42 (TODR, TORR and ASDR) Read More »

Limitation Codes – on RTOW Charts by OCTOPUS

Over the past decades, the global aviation industry has experienced a precarious balance between revenues and costs. Besides, the modern economy is living through an economic recession and so oil prices are now higher than they’ve ever been. Therefore, all over Globe, airlines need to adapt to the competitive world of commercial air travel. Optimization …

Limitation Codes – on RTOW Charts by OCTOPUS Read More »

Clearway, Stopway, TORA, TODA, ASDA, LDA| Declared Runway Distances

Following are the available take-off lengths declared by appropriate authorities and ICAO for for different airfields. Knowledge on these terms is important for performance calculations. Clearway, Stopway, TORA, TODA, ASDA & LDA CLEARWAY Clearway is the area beyond the runway not less than 152m wide centrally located about the extended centerline of the runway and under the …

Clearway, Stopway, TORA, TODA, ASDA, LDA| Declared Runway Distances Read More »

Fuel Policy – Fuel Planning Requirements – Minimum Fuel Requirements – DGCA – ICAO

Fuel Policy – Fuel Planning Requirements – Minimum Fuel Requirements – DGCA – ICAO. When is destination alternate aerodrome required?  At least one destination alternate aerodrome is required for the IFR flights except for the under-mentioned cases: 1. Duration of flight is such that at the destination: Approach and landing may be made under VMC …

Fuel Policy – Fuel Planning Requirements – Minimum Fuel Requirements – DGCA – ICAO Read More »

Scroll to Top