heavy aircraft

heavy aircraft

For wake turbulence categorization purposes, an aircraft certificated for a maximum takeoff weight of 255,000 lb or more. This classification is by FAA (Federal Aviation Administration). The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) classifies those aircraft as “heavy” that have a certificated maximum takeoff weight of 300,000 lb. Also called a heavy jet.
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TEHRAN (FNA)- Russia's heavy aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov will perform planned missions in the Barents Sea in the near future, the Northern Fleet's press office reported.
I remembered two minutes behind large Aircraft and three for heavy aircraft, but was unsure whether it applied for touch and goes or just take offs.
While all market areas declined significantly, the heavy aircraft and turboprop markets have resisted downward pressures, unlike the light end of the market.
8 million primarily as a result of higher Gulf of Mexico deepwater drilling activity, which drove higher utilization of heavy aircraft.
Mega Industries declared that it has secured the Lockheed Martin contract worth $97,000 to design and develop wave guide devices for the operation of radar systems in heavy aircraft, such as those used by the U.
In May a Russian task group including the heavy aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov, the nuclearpowered Kirov-class cruiser Peter the Great and several support vessels were escorted through the Channel by HMS Dragon.
The Typhoon was quite a heavy aircraft but it was still a nice aircraft to fly.
The probability of such a loss of control is particularly high when heavy aircraft are conducting manoeuvres close to the ground.
The RAF base at North Killingholme was constructed quickly in response to the growing demand for heavy aircraft sites following the outbreak of the Second World War.
And WK Dickson delivered with an innovative and sustainable design concept that brought the price within the funding budget and which also met stringent safety and heavy aircraft use requirements.
RUSSIA would finally hand over heavy aircraft carrier Admiral Gorshkov ( renamed INS Vikramaditya) to India in June 2013.
But of course, the utmost attention is placed upon refitting and refurbishing the heavy aircraft carrying cruiser, the Admiral Gorshkov," Serdyukov added.