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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Moreover, Shaheen Air has also introduced a mobile app, which passengers can use to check flight schedules, book online and view their booking on their mobile device, he said.
The airline is advising passengers to check flight times on booked trips to a number of destinations.
Customers may check flight status and change travel plans quickly and conveniently via the United app, and on united.
The crew was scheduled for a functional check flight (FCF) on an SH-60B that had just had some work done on a gearbox and driveshaft.
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".
Customers are recommended to check flight status before departing for the airport, said Cathay Pacific.
However, Etihad was also active on Twitter yesterday, helping to check flight times for Andy and other disgruntled flyers.
Customers may check flight status, change travel plans quickly and create new travel plans conveniently via united.
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.