check flight

check flight

[′chek ‚flīt]
(aerospace engineering)
A flight made to check or test the performance of an aircraft, rocket, or spacecraft, or a piece of its equipment, or to obtain measurements or other data on performance.
A familiarization flight in an aircraft, or a flight in which the pilot or the aircrew are tested for proficiency.

check flight

i. A test flight to ascertain if all systems in the aircraft are fully serviceable. A check flight is carried out after a major inspection or repairs.
ii. A flight on which a pilot or other crewmembers are checked for proficiency in the performance of their duties. Also called a check ride or a checkout flight.
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Cardiff airport bosses have advised passengers to check flight details with their airline "to ensure they are aware of any potential disruption and/or changes to their flight schedule".
A series of low level flights will be undertaken at Warrnambool aerodrome to check flight paths.
Customers are recommended to check flight status before departing for the airport, said Cathay Pacific.
Customers may check flight status, change travel plans quickly and create new travel plans conveniently via united.
In addition, it enables group check-in; track status of selected flights; check flight schedules; access FlySmiLes services; and sign up to receive mobile alerts for special deals, fares and packages.
It enables travelers to effortlessly check flight bookings, ticket prices, flight schedules and other travel services.
US Airways is strongly encouraging customers to check flight status at usairways.
The mobile apps will allow airline passengers to check flight status and schedules, view personal flight details, check in for flights, and access mobile boarding passes.
Passengers are strongly advised to check flight details with their airlines before travelling to the airport.
Following a "C" profile functional check flight, while operating aboard USS Nitze (DDG-94) in the eastern Mediterranean Sea, Airman Cain did a routine turnaround inspection of Proud Warrior 424.
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info has a new updated section that allows its users to track flights, check flight delays and cancellations, flight schedules and book travel.