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NBAA reserves


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Aug 12, 2004
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Can someone quote the NBAA ifr recommended reserves? I thought I'd read it is cruise of 45 mins (beyond destination).
If not, scratch this thread.
If so, I am trying to reconcile how they got that, in view of (how I read) the FARs on the topic.
Do they (the FARs) not say enough fuel for:
-T-O, climb, cruise, and descent, approach at destination
-climb, cruise, descent, approach at alternate
-climb, cruise for 45mins