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Trip Fuel for a Commercial Air Transport flight includes fuel for
  • A
    take-off, climb, cruise including any step climb, additional discretionary requirements, descent, approach, and landing.
  • B
    taxi, take-off, climb, cruise including any step climb, descent, approach, and landing.
  • C
    take-off, climb, cruise including any step climb, contingency, descent, approach, and landing.
  • D
    take-off, climb, cruise including any step climb, descent, approach, and landing.
Regulation (EU) No 965/2012
AMC1 CAT.OP.MPA.150(b) Fuel policy
PLANNING CRITERIA — AEROPLANES
The operator should base the defined fuel policy, including calculation of the amount of fuel to be on board for departure, on the following planning criteria:
(a) Basic procedure
The usable fuel to be on board for departure should be the sum of the following:
(1) Taxi fuel, which should not be less than the amount expected to be used prior to takeoff. Local conditions at the departure aerodrome and auxiliary power unit (APU) consumption should be taken into account.
(2) Trip fuel, which should include:
(i) fuel for take-off and climb from aerodrome elevation to initial cruising level/altitude, taking into account the expected departure routing;
(ii) fuel from top of climb to top of descent, including any step climb/descent;
(iii) fuel from top of descent to the point where the approach is initiated, taking into account the expected arrival procedure; and
(iv) fuel for approach and landing at the destination aerodrome.

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