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This particular 767 does not have the fuel jettison nozzles installed (most 767-200s don't have them) and fuel can not be transferred between tanks from the cockpit (can be done from the fuel panel on the left wing). The fuel is discharging from the vent in the surge tank, I suspect this happened during manual refueling as the overfill sensors would shut off ...


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Is there such thing as "standard visual inspection" at all? Is it normal in such circumstances? What's its purpose and how necessary is it? Visual inspections are very common. Military pilots train regularly to visual inspections of other aircraft, and typically close to within 25-50 feet of another (cooperative) aircraft to do so. At a 25-50 foot ...


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There are a couple of part 91 regulations that require 'general' incident reporting, but only if the FAA or ATC requests it. 14 CFR 91.3(c) says that if a pilot exercised emergency authority to deviate from part 91 rules then the FAA can ask for a report: (b) In an in-flight emergency requiring immediate action, the pilot in command may deviate from any ...


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