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Issue: non-automated pilot tasks may not be integrated (Issue #153)
Description: Automation designers may leave pilots to do the tasks that cannot be automated. The pilots may be left with a set of poorly integrated tasks that are difficult to perform well.

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  2. Accession Number: 396299
    Synopsis: A DH8 WAS DISPATCHED WITH LESS THAN PLANNED FUEL LOAD FOR IMC NIGHT OPS.
    Narrative: ON MAR/XX/98, FLT XYZ SEA TO GEG I WAS FLYING AS FO. THE CAPT ASKS TO CALL OPS TO INFORM THEM THAT WE HAD NOT RECEIVED OUR FUEL LOAD YET. AS WE CONTINUED OUR DUTIES HE CALLED FOR THE BEFORE START CHKLIST. WE PERFORMED THE FUNCTIONS OF THE CHKLIST AND WHEN IT CALLED FOR FUEL HE STATED THAT WE HAD 3600 LBS OF FUEL. SO THAT WAS THE AMOUNT THAT I PUT ON OUR DATA CARD. AND THAT WAS THE AMOUNT THAT WE HAD ASKED FOR ON OUR FUEL REQUEST SLIP. WE CONTINUED WITH THE REST OF OUR FLOWS AND CHKLISTS. ON THE WAY TO GEG THE CAPT STATES 'LOOK AT OUR FUEL' WE WERE JUST LITTLE PAST MWH AND WE DID NOT HAVE THE FUEL THAT WE SHOULD HAVE AT THAT POINT. MY FIRST THOUGHT WAS THAT WE WERE DUMPING FUEL SOMEHOW. BUT WHEN WE TALKED IT OVER WE DECIDED THAT WE PROBABLY DID NOT GET FUEL AT SEA STATION AFTER ALL. WE TALK OVER THE SIT BTWN US AND I HAD GOTTEN THE ATIS FOR GEG JUST PRIOR TO THIS. WE AGREED THAT WE HAD ENOUGH FUEL TO GO ON TO GEG CONSIDERING THE WX. SO WE DECIDED TO GO ON TO GEG AND NOT LAND AT MWH FOR FUEL. THE REST OF THE FLT AND THE LNDG WAS ROUTINE. WE DID NOT NEED TO DECLARE MINIMUM FUEL. AT GEG WE DID NOT HAVE LEGAL IFR RESERVES. BUT WE DID HAVE LEGAL FUEL FOR DAY VFR. WE BOTH THOUGHT THAT WE MADE THE RIGHT DECISION FOR THE SIT. TALKING WITH THE CAPT WE COME TO THE CONCLUSION THAT HE WAS GETTING THE FUEL NUMBERS FROM THE FMS AND PROBABLY DID NOT LOOK AT THE FUEL GAUGE. CALLBACK CONVERSATION WITH RPTR REVEALED THE FOLLOWING INFO: THE RPTR STATED THE ACFT WAS A DH8-100 AND WAS EQUIPPED WITH A FLT MGMNT SYS. THE RPTR SAID THE FUEL TRUCK WAS CALLED AND THE CAPT LOADED THE REQUESTED FUEL INTO THE FLT MGMNT COMPUTER. THE RPTR STATED WE THEN CONTINUED WITH THE PRE-START CHKLIST AND WHEN ALL CHKLISTS WERE COMPLETED WE DEPARTED. THE RPTR SAID IT IS COMPANY POLICY THAT NO FUEL SLIPS ARE GIVEN TO THE CREW TO VERIFY THE FUEL BOARDED.
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