[Ref Flight International Magazine 21-27 Apr 2020]
|Occurrence Date/Time||29 August 2019|
|Aircraft Type||A319-111 (G-EZBI)|
|Flight / Operator||EasyJet|
|Description||Both pilots of an EasyJet Airbus A319 mistakenly selected the wrong intersection during take-off performance calculations at Nice Côte d’Azur Airport, France.
“At lift-off the [captain] noted that the departure end of the runway was closer than he would have expected but did not perceive any other performance issues,” says by an inquiry.
It states reduced thrust had been used for the take-off roll and that, as the situation emerged, the captain did not feel there was a need to increase power.
|Result||Less runway distance being available than the crew had expected|
- The take-off surveillance and monitoring function on A350, known as TOS2 and TOM, checks to confirm the aircraft is travelling on the intended runway and that the performance calculations are compatible with available distance.
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