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In which source can one access information regarding performance data for de-icing and anti-icing procedures conducted on the ground?
  • A
    ICAO Document 9640
  • B
    Operations manual Part B
  • C
    Operations manual Part A and C
  • D
    Operations manual Part A

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According to the Commission Regulation (EU) No 965/2012 of October 2012, Annex III related to Organisation Requirements [PART-ORO], Subpart MLR- Manuals, Logs and Records, “ORO.MLR.101 Operations manual — structure”, is prescribed that:

The main structure of the OM shall be as follows:

(a) Part A: General/Basic, comprising all non-type-related operational policies, instructions and procedures;

(b) Part B: Aircraft operating matters, comprising all type-related instructions and procedures, taking into account differences between types/classes, variants or individual aircraft used by the operator;

(c) Part C: Commercial air transport operations, comprising route/role/area and aerodrome/operating site instructions and information;

(d) Part D: Training, comprising all training instructions for personnel required for a safe operation.

In addition, according to the Acceptable Means of Compliance (AMC) and Guidance Material (GM) to Annex III Organisation requirements for air operations [Part-ORO] of Commission Regulation (EU) 965/2012 on air operations, Subpart MLR - Manuals, Logs and Records, “AMC3 ORO.MLR.100 Operations manual — general”, among others, is prescribed that -concerning


8.2 Ground handling instructions.

8.2.4 De-icing and anti-icing on the ground. A description of the de-icing and anti-icing policy and procedures for aircraft on the ground. These should include descriptions of the types and effects of icing and other contaminants on aircraft whilst stationary, during ground movements and during take-off. In addition, a description of the fluid types used should be given, including the following:

(a) proprietary or commercial names,

(b) characteristics,

(c) effects on aircraft performance,

(d) hold-over times,

(e) precautions during usage.

Therefore, the correct answer is “Operations manual Part A”.

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