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Data Sources

Sources reviewed

Direct evidence consists of actual aircraft performance, AE reports and flight logs, operating manual data, and reference publication information such as the Lockheed Electra Flight Operating Manual, the celestial Almanac Pub 249 used for celestial navigation, and data from the engine’s manufacturer, Pratt-Whitney.

All other data is considered supplemental, useful and important, but subject to less accuracy than validated, direct evidence.