Islam Elsayed
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Does the sterile cockpit rule mean flight attendants could not inform the pilots if a passenger is in the lavatory while on final?
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"Sterile cockpit" means also that the cockpit crew shall only perform the duties that are required for the safe operation of the aircraft. Any paperwork, work on the pedestal (the table on AIRBUS) and ...

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Why do we have to check that the fuel x feed is properly functioning before departing for an ETOPS flight on the A320?
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The main reason to check the Fuel-X-FEED on the ground before the flight is to allow the pilots to use the total fuel quantity on both wings in case of a single-engine failure during flying in ETOPS. (...

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Can anyone identify this 1970s Mitsubishi pushback tug?
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I Have found out this Mitsubishi pushback tug in real life at Haneda airport, Tokyo. but I wasn't able to get the original model number but I belive Mitsubishi hasn't set one for it otherwise the ...

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Please identify this twin-engine airliner
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HI, This aircraft is Qantas Airbus A330-300 Manufacturer Serial Number (MSN)----->564 Age 14.9 Years current registration---->VH-QPC Test registration------>F-WWYQ Production Site---->Toulouse (...

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Which commercial aircraft can fly Micro-SLOP procedures?
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According to the below references, these commercial aircraft are capable of doing the Micro-SLOP procedures with 0.1 NM increments: INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF AIR TRAFFIC CONTROLLERS' ASSOCIATIONS ...

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What position was this photo of a jet engine taken from?
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This is IAE V2500 engine inlet (forward section) of an engine without the LP (low-pressure fan), how it' the forward section? just have a look on the NAC TEMP SENSOR which is going to be always placed ...

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How many pilots does an airline hire for each new plane they purchase?
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Well, that will depend on variable information sources. For example: how many pilots are currently working in this company? How many aircraft? Do you have cargo or only passenger aircraft? Is it a ...

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If ELAC 1 is under MEL why is it a NO GO item when carrying out EDTO on the A320?
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Basically, operating ETOPS/EDTO takes into consideration worst-case scenario situations (EMER ELEC CONFIG) where you will only have ELAC1 working. In addition, its mentioned that ELAC2 in MEL is a NO-...

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What are these things hanging off the trailing edge of the wing?
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It's called static dischargers since aircraft body or fuselage is made up of metal and carrying tonnes of fuel and electronic devices, we will have to remove the static electricity charge from the ...

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What is this propeller found underwater in the English Channel?
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My best guess is that propeller is related to the 19 June 1954 – Swissair Convair CV-240 flight which was ditched in the English Channel near Folkestone due to fuel exhaustion. As @AEhere mentioned ...

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What is the white pattern on trim wheel for?
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The White patterns on the A320 family Pedestal are provided to give the pilot an indication that the Wheel is moving, especially during a flight where your CG (center of gravity) is constantly moving. ...

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