ACAS II issue 19 02/2016
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SID/STAR phraseology issues
In light of a recent review review by ICAO of this issue, IFALPA felt the need to update and re-issue a Safety Bulletin regarding SID/STAR phraseology issues.
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ICAO changes for minimum and emergency fuel
The term MINIMUM FUEL has had different connotations globally. In addition, there has been no standard phraseology to be used when it has been determined that an aircraft will infringe upon its final fuel reserves before landing. ICAO has issued amendments to both ICAO Annex 6 Part I and the Procedures for Air Navigation Services – Air Traffic Management (PANS-ATM) (Doc4444) and these will take effect from 15 November 2012.
In summary, there are amendments to the definitions of declaring MINIMUM FUEL and procedures for protecting final fuel reserve.
This briefing leaflet sets out those procedures.....