SAFETY NOTICE Halim Airport 2nd Floor, Jakarta, Indonesia PHONE: +62-21-80887376 FAX: +62-21-80887376. EMAIL: [email protected] STATUS X Red Yellow Green Number Attention : : INACA/ SN/2015/001 INACA Member, Minister of Transport; Director General of Civil Aviation Copy : PT Angkasa Pura I & PT Angkasa Pura II Date Subject : : 08 January 2015 Hydroplaning on wet or contaminate runway Reason As we aware that the rainy season has just started in Indonesia and leads us to be more concerned about a hydroplaning phenomenon during landing on wet or contaminated runway. A statistic data of serious accident as well as accident in Indonesia showed a significant accident rate. INACA Operation and Technique, therefore would like to issue a “Safety Notice” as part of our awareness in promoting a safety among INACA member as well as to alert all Indonesia operators to the following recommendations. INACA Recommendation Airport - Airport must inform the cockpit crew concerning the 3 (three) categories of “Breaking Action” that published by ICAO i.e. Good, Medium and Poor in conjunction with landing on wet or contaminated runway, while in extreme condition with a standing water above 3 (three) millimeter, it shall be declared as “Runway Contaminated”. Airline Operation - Before landing on wet or contaminated runway, pilot must request a breaking action to the controller in order to determine a landing distance in accordance with Aircraft Flight Manual. - The cockpit crews have to optimize the usage of the engine thrust reverser system to maximize aircraft deceleration. - The cockpit crews have to ensure that reported weather condition and visibility at destination airport meet their minimum requirement. - The cockpit crew shall fully comply with manufacture recommendation for landing in wet or contaminated runway Technical - During the rainy season the aircraft shall always be operated with the serviceable antiskid system - The remaining tire groves shall be at least 2 mm depth as to minimize the possible of hydroplaning during landing on wet or contaminated runway - The tire pressure shall be properly maintained and periodically check as recommended by aircraft manufacture Technical & Operation Dr. Ir. Soerjanto Tjahjono If you receive this message, please response us immediately by phone, email, fax, SMS, or others. If you feel unclear or inconvenience with this message, do not hesitate to contact us.
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