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Aviation Safety Reporting System
|Local Time Of Day||1201 To 1800|
|Locale Reference||airport : bos|
|Altitude||msl bound lower : 0|
msl bound upper : 31000
|Controlling Facilities||tracon : bos|
tower : bos
|Operator||common carrier : air carrier|
|Make Model Name||Medium Large Transport, Low Wing, 2 Turbojet Eng|
|Flight Phase||descent : approach|
|Route In Use||arrival other|
|Affiliation||company : air carrier|
|Function||flight crew : captain|
oversight : pic
|Qualification||pilot : atp|
|Experience||flight time last 90 days : 200|
flight time total : 8000
flight time type : 6000
|Function||other personnel other|
|Anomaly||non adherence : far|
other anomaly other
|Independent Detector||other flight crewa|
|Resolutory Action||none taken : anomaly accepted|
|Primary Problem||Flight Crew Human Performance|
|Air Traffic Incident||Pilot Deviation|
I am filing this report to explain a violation of federal aviation regulation 121.547--admission to flight deck. 9/88, our medium large transport flew candidate and staff from ord to bos. Because we were operating under 121 supplemental, I assumed that, because the charter group owned the aircraft, we didn't have to keep strict adherence to 121.547. Subsequently, candidate at my invitation sat in the jumpseat for approach and landing at bos. This was also reported by the news media. I felt it was important for the candidate to get an overall view of how an airline crew interacts with the controllers of the FAA and possibly get a better understanding and appreciation of the system. I was not aware that 121.547 was not amendable under the supplemental aspects of far 121.
Original NASA ASRS Text
Title: ACR MLG PIC ADMITTED UNAUTH PERSON TO FLT DECK DURING CHARTER FLT.
Narrative: I AM FILING THIS RPT TO EXPLAIN A VIOLATION OF FEDERAL AVIATION REG 121.547--ADMISSION TO FLT DECK. 9/88, OUR MLG FLEW CANDIDATE AND STAFF FROM ORD TO BOS. BECAUSE WE WERE OPERATING UNDER 121 SUPPLEMENTAL, I ASSUMED THAT, BECAUSE THE CHARTER GROUP OWNED THE ACFT, WE DIDN'T HAVE TO KEEP STRICT ADHERENCE TO 121.547. SUBSEQUENTLY, CANDIDATE AT MY INVITATION SAT IN THE JUMPSEAT FOR APCH AND LNDG AT BOS. THIS WAS ALSO RPTED BY THE NEWS MEDIA. I FELT IT WAS IMPORTANT FOR THE CANDIDATE TO GET AN OVERALL VIEW OF HOW AN AIRLINE CREW INTERACTS WITH THE CTLRS OF THE FAA AND POSSIBLY GET A BETTER UNDERSTANDING AND APPRECIATION OF THE SYS. I WAS NOT AWARE THAT 121.547 WAS NOT AMENDABLE UNDER THE SUPPLEMENTAL ASPECTS OF FAR 121.
Data retrieved from NASA's ASRS site as of August 2007 and automatically converted to unabbreviated mixed upper/lowercase text. This report is for informational purposes with no guarantee of accuracy. See NASA's ASRS site for official report.