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Have you noticed that when you are in an airliner, and it banks into a turn, that the liquid in your drink stays parallel to the floor, and other than a sensation of maybe rolling a bit, you can't tell you're in a turn if you can't see outside? In a maneuvering airplane, centrifugal forces from turning, and gravity, create a net force that is always ...


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ICAO In Doc 9137, Airport Services Manual - Part II Pavement Surface Conditions, ICAO requires 3 levels of friction to be defined at local AIP level. 3.2.11 States should specify three friction levels as follows: a) a design level which establishes the minimum friction level for a newly constructed or resurfaced runway surface; b) a maintenance friction ...


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There has not been an actual crash to my knowledge, but I personally have had passenger cell phones interfere with my comm radios several. Once to the point where we couldn't hear anything but the interference noise and I had to call the flight attendants to tell them to find the phone and turn it off immediately. The interference stopped soon after that.


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'Welcome to XXX airlines, your safety is important to us, so please give this briefing your full attention. Please make sure your safety belt is securely fastened, you do this by inserting the flat end into the buckle like this , tighten the belt by pulling on the loose end like this and release it by pulling up the hinged lever on the buckle like this . ...


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I worked for Marconi in the 80s. The triple system was created in Rochester in the 1980s. The Triple-redundant was a design and marketing/safety philosophy for the new airbus which was the first fly-by-wire passenger aircraft - Marconi's engineers designed electro-mechanical flight controls for fighter jets, drones, airships, helicopters using the MIL-STD-...


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