Aviation Safety Letter 3/2003

Fuel requirements review for VFR flight

An aircraft operated in VFR flight shall carry an amount of fuel that is sufficient to allow the aircraft, in the case of an aircraft other than a helicopter, when operated during the day, to fly to the destination aerodrome and then to fly for ____ minutes at normal cruising speed, or, when operated at night, to fly to the destination aerodrome and then to fly for ____ minutes at normal cruising speed.

(Answer Key: 30 , 45. Ref : A.I.P. RAC 3.13.1)

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