ferry flight

ferry flight

A flight for the purpose of (i) returning an aircraft to base, (ii) delivering an aircraft from one location to another or, (iii) moving an aircraft to and from a maintenance base. Ferry flights, under certain conditions, may be conducted under terms of a special flight permit. Also referred to as a ferry.
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CAE Parc Aviation has signed a three-year contract with GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) to supply technical specialists and provide technical support services, engine management services and ferry flight services.
The V Australia and Virgin Blue team member prize winners are considered VIPs in the delivery team, participating in a trip which includes a behind-the-scenes tour of the Boeing wide-body factory at Everett where the V Australia aircraft was manufactured, celebrations around the delivery and the opportunity to be among the first in the world to fly on V Australia on board the private ferry flight back to Australia.
CDT en route for a 90 minute ferry flight to Eglin.
During the cross-country ferry flight, social media users are encouraged to share their Endeavour sightings using the hashtags #spottheshuttle and #OV105, Endeavour's vehicle designation.
The newly modified aircraft flew a ferry flight from Kansas City, Missouri to San Bernardino, California where it will undergo two months of certification and winglet performance flight testing.
today atop a NASA 747 jumbo jet for its ferry flight back to Florida.
The aircraft (MNS 95036) was rolled out from SuperJet International s hangar in Venice (Italy) and took off from Venice Marco Polo airport for the ferry flight to Interjet facilities in Toluca (Mexico).
On February 15, Sukhoi Superjet 100 LR prototype performed its ferry flight across Russia from Komsomolsk-on-Amur to the Flight Test Center in Zhukovsky to start certification program.
on May 7 for its ferry flight to Narita Airport in Japan.
yesterday on its ferry flight to Dubai International Airport in the United Arab Emirates.
With the ferry flight of BF-7, an F-35B STOVL, Eglin AFB, Fla.