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PQ 4.137 (OPS)

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Operations (OPS)

Protocol question

PQ 4.137 (OPS) - Does the aircraft operations organization ensure that an operator has established procedures for the retention of flight recorder records and flight recorders in safe custody pending their disposition as determined in accordance with Annex 13?

Guidance for review of protocol question

  • Verify regulations
  • Certification process and operations inspectors procedures
  • Sample an air operator operations manual and confirm compliance

ICAO Reference

Annex Standard:

  • Annex 6, Part I - Flight recorders — operation -

  • Annex 6, Part I - 11.6 - Flight recorder records

  • Annex 13

ICAO document guidance material:

  • Annex 6, Part I, Att. D, 1.3.4

Critical Element: Licensing & Certification Obligations (6)

PQ Lack of Effective Implementation (LEI): 35.62%

ICAO Representative Protocol Questions (PQs): Full List