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For the FAA, this can be found in 14 CFR Part 25 - AIRWORTHINESS STANDARDS: TRANSPORT CATEGORY AIRPLANES, Subpart F - Equipment, Lights (§§ 25.1381 - 25.1403): § 25.1401 Anticollision light system. (a) General. The airplane must have an anticollision light system that - (1) Consists of one or more approved anticollision lights located so that their ...


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A few misconceptions: All parties want war to be as unfair as possible, i.e. an easy win. Technological superiority is a big part of that. There's nothing 'moral' about war, and there are definitely no gentlemen's agreements to make it a fair fight. Some people argue that a fair fight leads to a longer war with more casualties, so arguably, it's immoral to ...


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I flew to Libya under humanitarian support in 2013 when there was a civil war going. We flew with the technician to operate cargo doors and one cabin crew to support us. We were carrying a cargo of medicine and food with Airbus A320. It may not be the complete answer of yours but we followed a special procedure as; Malta control was the closest and working ...


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In the US, the department of commerce had an Aeronautics Branch. It was first responsible for civil aviation safety. On February 28, 1927 it published a list of the first physicians, who were qualified to give medical examinations for pilot licenses. On December 31, 1926, the Aeronautics Branch issued the first air commerce regulations, that included ...


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No ordinary commercial flight will land at an airport in a disaster zone as you describe. However, it isn't impossible, and special crews trained in disaster relief operations do it all the time. First of all, ATC is not required. All pilots are trained in landing at uncontrolled (aka pilot-controlled) fields, which comprise the vast majority of airports. ...


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In the U.S. at least, HADR doesn't launch aircraft until a crisis aka disaster has been identified, even if at launch they don't yet know if the problem is lack of potable water or civil unrest over rigged elections. An already flying commercial airliner won't have a glut of doctors and medicine unless it's been chartered for an already identified crisis, ...


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