Analysis of Direct Operating Costs (DOC)

Calculation of the Direct Operating Costs (DOC) is essential to establish the financial and technical viability of any real-life airplane, both commercial and military. For each airplane category it is possible to determine a rational table of costs items, although the actual value of each item can be quite variable, and depending on several additional parameters. The accounting may be complicated by the age of the airplane, its number of flight hours, the maintenance schedule, and more.

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