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flight engineer
Brevet adorned by a flight engineer. Similar brevets are adorned by flight engineers of most armed forces.
A flight crewmember of a large aircraft who is responsible for the power plant operation and its monitoring. He or she may also be responsible for operation of some other specified mechanical systems of the aircraft, including the electrical systems. He or she also may be given the additional responsibility of supervising the turn-around servicing of the aircraft.
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The passengers boarding the tanker, most of whom were dressed in the sand-colored flight suits of Airmen headed to war, probably had no idea Rettinger was the first flight engineer in the KC-10's 34-year history to fly without first serving in another military specialty.
Safely on deck, the flight engineers and I profusely thanked the 2P for her vigilance and strong headwork in preventing what could have been a serious error.
Flight engineers generate these technical reports for airplane designers, manufacturers, and pilots.
Many of the aircrew personnel are here for a daunting task, becoming a Naval flight Engineer (FE).
They are among 12 engineers from ANA's Boeing 747 jumbo jet team to be loaned to JAS, the nation's third largest carrier, which has a shortage of flight engineers.
This site has been recognized as the best way to inform P-3 flight engineers worldwide on new and upcoming information.
The research studied 6,209 male pilots and 1,153 flight engineers and found they are among the fittest employees in Britain.
Evergreen International Airlines (EIA) pilots and flight engineers are calling on management to commit to reaching a tentative agreement during upcoming talks set to begin September 19 at the National Mediation Board (NMB) in Washington, D.
The new career field, 1A9X1 special missions aviation, will merge aerial gunners, flight engineers on vertical lift aircraft, such as the HH-60 Blackhawk and CV-22 Osprey, and loadmasters on AC-130 gunships and other non-standard aircraft used by special operations forces.
with flight engineers Yuri Malenchenko of the Russian Federal Space Agency and Akihiko Hoshide of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, NASA said.
Williams will take off on July 16, 2012 to the ISS from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan with flight engineers Yuri Malenchenko of the Russian Federal Space Agency and Akihiko Hoshide of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Nasa said.
Under the terms of the agreement, the pilots and flight engineers will reportedly see their pay cut by 20%.