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4.54 Fuel Requirements

4.54.2 State the minimum fuel reserve (A) or (H) required for a day VFR flight as per Part 91

4.54.4 State the minimum fuel reserve (A) or (H) required for a night VFR flight as per Part 91

91.305 Fuel requirements for flight under VFR

(a) A pilot-in-command of an aeroplane must not begin a flight under VFR unless, in the forecast weather conditions, the aeroplane has enough fuel to fly to the first point of intended landing at the planned normal cruising speed and to fly after that point of intended landing for at least—

  • (1) a further 30 minutes during the day; or
  • (2) a further 45 minutes at night; or
  • (3) for an aeroplane that has a special category—limited airworthiness certificate or a special category—exhibition airworthiness certificate, the flying time specified for the VFR minimum fuel reserve in the operator statement required under rule 47.55(c).
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