minimum equipment list

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minimum equipment list (MEL)

A list which provides for the operation of aircraft, subject to specified conditions, with particular equipment inoperative, prepared by an operator in conformity with, or more restrictive than, the master minimum equipment list (MMEL) established for the aircraft type (ICAO).
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A FAR Part 91 MEL consists of the master minimum equipment list (MMEL) for a particular type aircraft, the MMEL's preamble, the procedures document, and a LOA.
Minimum equipment lists are how airlines are able to fly complex machines with small discrepancies while still maintaining a consistent, acceptable level of safety.
Iran's Civil Aviation Organisation has demonstrated "several weaknesses" in its oversight of Iran Air, including a lack of detailed review of maintenance programs and minimum equipment lists. These failings have led to "failure to detect errors" made by the airline, states the European Commission in an assessment detailing its rationale for blacklisting the carrier. will initially provide access to a wide range of data, including service bulletins, maintenance manuals for selected aircraft, maintenance tips, in-service activity reports, service letters and master minimum equipment lists.
The EFB can contain all documentation and forms carried by pilots - such as aeronautical charts, manuals for fault reporting and operations, minimum equipment lists and logbooks - in digital format.
Specific updates include: Editing for OEM documentation: Viasat AeroDocs v18.3 now allows airline customers to import complex and large OEM manuals into Viasat AeroDocs including flight crew operations manuals, quick reference handbooks and minimum equipment lists. Once imported into the AeroDocs framework, OEM documents appear as editable content, enabling airlines to easily edit content without the need for content editor specialists.
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Pre-flight, pilots can update their EFB database, review maintenance logs, Minimum Equipment Lists (MELs), flight release and notices to airmen (NOTAMs).
The AC basically discusses the role of minimum equipment lists (MELs) and how operations may legally continue if certain equipment is inoperative.
The 24/7 AOG call center gives ad-hoc engineering consultation and advises on the interpretation of technical documentation like manuals or minimum equipment lists. Lufthansa Technik's AOG support teams offer worldwide on-site services, like daily & weekly inspections, defect rectification, AOG rectification, engine inspections & changes or station support.

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