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Why does the UK CAA restart its page numbering with every new chapter of their CAP publications?

Every CAA Publication (CAP) seems to restart its page numbering when starting a new chapter. Does anyone know why they have decided to do this? For example, the CAP413. Instead of a logical page ...
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What is this small number on the top right of an IAP?

I've looked in the instrument procedures handbook, and I cannot locate a reference for what this 5-digit number on the top right above the approach name is. What is this number, and what does it mean?...
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Is there an equivalent to chart bulletins for Low and High Enroute Charts?

The FAA publishes Chart Bulletins for updates to some charts, but not all. This does not include IFR Low/High Enroute Charts. Why are they excluded? Is there another type of bulletin that handles ...
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What are the aerodrome services SRE and CEV?

eAIP in France list two services on AD-2 (aerodromes) for which I have no clue what they stand for. They are not known to AIXM neither. SRE found on eAIP of ...
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Why doesn't GA aircraft use the JASC/ATA document standard?

By international law large aircraft are required to categorize aircraft information using a standard called the ATA document numbering system (Air Transport Association). The ATA document chapters ...
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Is there a website with a list of all commercial airline incidents?

I am looking for a website that contains a listing of all commercial airline incidents (under a sufficiently large definition of "incident"), by airline company. I assume that incidents that happen ...
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What are service letters and service bulletins?

How do a service letter and service bulletin differ.
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Are there any civil programs that uses S1000D?

For civil programs, aircraft documentation (especially maintenance) used to follow ATA 100 or ATA iSpec 2200. S1000D, on the other hand, is mostly used in military programs, but civil program may use ...
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Is there an FAA-published handbook for Aviation Physiology?

The FAA has many handbooks, but I don't see one in the list dealing with aeromedical or physiology information. Does such a handbook or advisory circular exist, or is this information only available ...