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Questions tagged [emergency-procedures]

Questions specifically about procedures to be used in emergency situations. Use the "emergency" tag for more general questions.

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Does a B777 have a control priority button?

There have been accidents where one pilot gets confused, panics, inappropriately pulls or pushes the control column, and the other pilot does not manage to get control from them and the aircraft ...
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Are there FAA approved infrared night vision devices we could use in case of engine failure at night in IFR conditions?

Terrible situation. Your single engine on your general aviation aircraft fails. You are flying at night, no airports nearby enough to land at and patchy fog causing Instrument Meteorological ...
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What is the correct procedure for opening the cockpit escape hatch on an ATR-72?

I’m hoping someone can help me understand the correct procedure for opening the cockpit escape hatch on an ATR-72. As I understand it, the operator must hold the rear handle, and pull the forward ...
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Would throttle steering of a forward-swept-winged aircraft be possible?

Fortunately (or perhaps unfortunately, given the number of crashes that had to occur for us to figure it out), the use of throttle manipulation to control an airliner with disabled primary flight ...