Edition 121 of CHIRP air transport FEEDBACK

Approaching the first anniversary of the introduction of EASA Flight Time Limitations this edition of CHIRP FEEDBACK contains a number of examples of flight crew fatigue and a summary of fatigue issues.

Air Traffic Control interests include controlling in bad weather and tower controllers doubling-up as approach controllers.

Engineering organisations under pressure and engineers signing off unchecked work are reported again.

Finally, winter weather was a factor leading to an aircraft departing with contaminated wings.

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