co-pilot


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co-pilot

A pilot who is not the pilot-in-command, or is a trainee pilot, and is on board in any piloting capacity.
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The captain is then heard asking the co-pilot to take over and the sound of a chair being pushed back and a door being closed is heard.
The co-pilot "voluntarily" refused to open the door and his breathing was normal throughout the final minutes of the flight, he said.
Marseille prosecutor Brice Robin said: "The most probable interpretation is that the co-pilot refused to open the cock-cock pit door to the pilot and actioned the button which started the descent procedure.
The Co-Pilot 401(k) earns its wings by providing new value in three integrated areas:
I pray for peace of the departed soul and speedy recovery of the injured co-pilot," the President said.
On top of this, a senior captain complained to the airline that that the co-pilot used her mobile phone in the cockpit.
The latest breakthrough to the investigation is said to have been traced after the nearest telecommunication tower in Penang (Malaysia's Island) picked up phone signal in the early hours of 8 March, which has now been traced back to the co-pilot Fariq Abdul hamid's phone.
The co-pilot said he had seized his chance when the pilot went to the bathroom, Geneva police spokesman Eric Grandjean told reporters.
A co-pilot on an Ethiopian Airlines flight bound for Rome hijacked the airliner early Monday morning and flew it to Geneva, Switzerland, looking for asylum.
Berlin, Rabi'I 16, 1435, Jan 17, 2014, SPA -- The German military says a Tornado combat jet crashed on a training mission but both the pilot and co-pilot were able to eject to safety.
The pilot and co-pilot of a large UPS cargo plane were killed in a crash Wednesday morning near the airport in Birmingham, Alabama, Mayor William Bell said.
The Asiana Airlines passenger jet that crashed while landing at San Francisco airport on Saturday was being flown by the co-pilot who was undergoing a flight familiarization session needed to fly the Boeing aircraft with a more experienced pilot, an official from South Korea's transportation ministry told reporters Monday.