Old 07-14-2021, 07:52 PM
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Originally Posted by rickair7777 View Post
Yeah that's part of the problem with this reg... if you wanted to split hairs. Better to just stay conservative.
Maybe it was an assumption, but I always figured if an alternate was required (123 rule), then the reg applies. Same applies to a second alternate (enough gas to reach the furthest alternate, not both). How could the reg possibly legally require an alternate, but not require having enough gas to reach it? But I get that the FAA is driven by strict, bureaucratic interpretation of the law that'd defy any common sense bias.
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