visual flight

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visual flight

[′vizh·ə·wəl ′flīt]
(aerospace engineering)
An aircraft flight occurring under conditions which allow navigation by visual reference to the earth's surface at a safe altitude and with sufficient horizontal visibility, and operating under visual flight rules. Also known as VFR flight.
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'Every aviator here has burned into our psyche three lines that drive our response to every emergency: maintain aircraft control, analyze the situation and take proper action,' he said.
The preliminary report categorically urged Boeing to relook its aircraft control systems in 737 Max 8 before returning the aircraft to operators.
"Aviation authorities shall verify that the review of the aircraft control system related to flight controllability has been adequately addressed by the manufacturer before the release of the aircraft to operations," the report says.
it is recommend that the aircraft control system shall be reviewed by the manufacturer," she said.
The critical hardware that attaches an aircraft control yoke to the control surfaces should be inspected regularly, but if you own a Cessna, you might consider doing an immediate inspection.
He also used developed flow as an alternative to the use of aircraft control surfaces.
In aerospace applications, high precision rolling bearings are exposed to extreme temperatures, demanding load profiles and high speeds and these bearings are becoming more specialised in order to cope with greater payloads and more sophisticated aircraft control systems.
Hydraulic actuators are used on all types of aircraft control surfaces--from primary surfaces such as ailerons, elevators and rudder, which provide roll, pitch and yaw, to secondary surfaces such as flaps, slats and spoilers, which increase or reduce lift and speed on take-off and landing.
He added that the "liberation of Mosul would provide the Canadian military command options for the government to look at the Canadian task force in northern Iraq." The number of Canadian soldiers in Iraq estimated to / 110 / soldiers to train Kurdish fighters for their contribution to aircraft control / CB -140 Aurora / and aircraft refueling / CC -150 Polaris T /.
As an active CFII, I teach my students that aircraft control, regardless of phase of flight, is of upmost importance.
On July 10, 1999, the aircraft control tower at CFB Borden was dedicated to the memory of Cadet James Talbot.

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