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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Six hours after the plane took off, the two crews were preparing for a changeover and the primary captain had his co-pilot brief the relief captain on the status of the aircraft and the flight.
Criss' co-pilots at the time thought he was having a medical emergency and called for paramedics.
The agreement, with which 62 co-pilot lay-offs were averted, was signed today, although the original deadline expired a week ago, a spokesman for Vida said.
The NTSB is also investigating suggestions of pilot fatigue since both the pilot and co-pilot were at the end of a 14-hour working day when they attempted to land the aircraft during a thunderstorm.
After a rapid assessment, the pilot decided to instruct the co-pilot to take control, according to a report from the Air Accidents Investigation Branch.
The co-pilot at the controls nosed the plane up and said: "I have the controls.
conducted a special Hina Matsuri flight operated mainly by female staff, including the co-pilot and most mechanics, between Haneda and Hiroshima on Tuesday to demonstrate the career activities of its female employees.
Some pilots and co-pilots treat the emergency jettison door handle like a hat rack, hanging their helmets and other equipment on it.
He and co-pilots Per Lindstrand and Rory McCarthy hope to set out today or Wednesday in the Virgin Global Challenger and float around the world in 18 days.
Webraska is the world's first provider of value-added real-time traffic information, maps, and navigation services on mobile Internet phones, turning phones into co-pilots.
The paper said that the aircraft carrying 239 pepole on board, was flying low enough for the nearby tower to pick up the co-pilots signal.