The operators shall carry out regular in flight

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The operators shall carry out regular in flight monitoring of their flight operations to ensure compliance with the operating procedures through the senior commanders and the internal safety audit team. Records of the deficiencies observed and the corrective actions taken shall be maintained. In addition to other information, extensive use of the data recorded on the flight recorders (CVR/FDR) should be made by the Chief of Operations in the performance monitoring the flight crew, thus permitting early detection of safety hazards and the initiation of appropriate accident prevention measures. Corrective measures shall be taken immediately when any deficiency is observed. Based on the experience of flight operations, the operators shall issue operations circulars to eliminate any weak or potentially dangerous area in their operations. The operators shall prepare operational flight plan for each route including diversion sectors giving information on route navigation, fuel requirements, flight time/speed/distance between different reporting points, maximum permissible weights, airport weather minimums and other safety related information. Before commencing operations to a new station, the operator shall carry out assessment of the suitability of the airport for safe operations of the type of aircraft intended to be operated particularly from the point of view of runway length and strength, one engine inoperative approach, take off and climb procedures and capability, adequacy of fire fighting and rescue facilities, clearance of en route obstacles in case of an engine failure and the other safety related conditions. Requirements of CAR Section 3, Series 'E', Part I, dated 1st March, 1994 ("Minimum Requirements for Grant of Permit to Operate Scheduled Passenger Air Transport Services.") shall be complied with before commencing operations to new stations. (c) UPES, Not for Reproduction/ Sale
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UNIT 14: Air Transport Safety Principles Notes ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ In cases where the aircraft used by an operator have been procured on wet lease the operations office shall ensure compliance with the applicable operations requirements for operations with wet-leased aircraft. If a foreign pilot is employed by an Operator, the operator shall ensure that the pilot has at least 500 hours experience as PIC on the type (with licence, ratings and medical current) and has adequate working knowledge of the English language, DGCA may grant exemption from this requirement in specific cases where the operator satisfies the Director General that safety will not be compromised. An operator employing any foreign pilot shall obtain for him the required security clearance through DGCA before that pilot is scheduled for operations. That pilot shall also be given thorough familiarization about Indian Rules and Regulations, operating procedures, facilities available at different airports, prohibited areas, current NOTAMs and the operations manual of the operator. After the Chief of Operations is satisfied with and has
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