Today, the women who launch aircraft off the flight deck
don't stress over gender stereotypes; they simply recognize that a job needs to get done.
After these tests the Admiralty was persuaded and Centaur was the first to be equipped with a five-degree angled flight deck
and later Ark Royal.
Debris, fuel, oil and hydraulic fluids are hazards to personnel and aircraft and must be continually removed from a flight deck
Pilot Pablo Mason (inset) has lost his appeal against dismissal for allowing Wales midfielder Robbie Savage (left) on his flight deck
during a charter trip
Yesterday, Capt Mason told the tribunal he had not believed he was doing anything wrong in allowing Savage on to the flight deck
after being told to use his initiative during the "vital" VIP flight.
The seats on the flight deck
are from an old car, but John fitted speakers underneath them to mimic the noise and vibration of a jet.
When I started travelling by air, about 50 years ago, it was a real thrill to visit the flight deck
As you walk from one end of the flight deck
to the other, you'll probably gain a greater appreciation for the skill and courage required in the task of setting a jet down on a short landing strip that would bob and roll in the heavy seas.
While the integrated test team was busy working on Wasp's flight deck
, a group of maintainers from tilt-rotor operational test squadron (VMX) 22, the V-22 operational test and evaluation squadron based at Marine Corps Air Station New River, were in the hangar bay conducting maintenance demonstration testing.
Notably, the ship's flight deck
will be designed so that aircraft can maneuver into a NASCAR-style pit stop, where they will be refueled, repaired and loaded with weapons.
The keypad is part of a complete flight deck
door solution that also includes a reinforced panel door and a locking device.
Under the terms of the agreement IBM will supply 430 pilots with its ThinkPad X24 laptop computers so that they can have electronic access to the aircraft's manuals that are required on the flight deck