TAKE­OFF

The Times of India (Mumbai edition) - - TIMES CITY -

Be­fore Aus­tralian Trans­port Safety Board re­searched on take­off per­for­mance cal­cu­la­tions in 2009, French Civil Avi­a­tion Au­thor­ity (DGAC) com­mis­sioned sim­i­lar study in 2007

DGAC study fol­lowed probe into 2 in­ci­dents in­volv­ing tail strikes in Paris Er­rors re­lat­ing to take­off data found to be fre­quent

In sev­eral cases, it was found that crew worked out take­off speeds us­ing air­craft weight with­out bud­get­ing for fuel

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