co-pilot


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co-pilot

A pilot who is not the pilot-in-command, or is a trainee pilot, and is on board in any piloting capacity.
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The co-pilot's relative inexperience with the Boeing 777 is likely to be a key point in investigations into the cause of the crash, which resulted in the deaths of two Chinese teens.
The passenger explained through the door what had happened but the co-pilot was still suspicious.
In doing so, McVicker explained, Merten was interfering with the work of the co-pilot, who is responsible for the aircraft's speed.
"Had they blinded both the pilot and the co-pilot there could have been a disaster."
DANGER A KLM pilot had to hand the controls to the co-pilot when temporarily blinded with a laser, believed from a pen device, above.
Pilot and co-pilots, if you don't want to sweat the small stuff in the desert, then check the small stuff, like filters.
Investigator Robert Benson said the co-pilot's response to turbulence, just seconds after the Airbus A300-600 plane took off from John F Kennedy International Airport, was 'unnecessary and aggressive'.
The claim passed through the co-pilot's widow, several lawyers and an Italian miner, none of whom worked the mine, and finally was purchased by the Venezuelan company Inversora Mael.
"Peter Augustsson,"--Saab chairman--"approached me about joining him in what he described as, 'a very interesting journey in which I want you to be a co-pilot and help set the destination.' Being a co-pilot, and not just someone who puts a form to the wishes of others, was very appealing to me.
Through a spokesman, Robertson first denied the accounts of Hinkle and a co-pilot. Later, the spokesman said he wanted to clarify his response.
Summary: Chengdu [China], May 16 (ANI): A Sichuan Airlines co-pilot was "sucked halfway out" of the aircraft's cockpit at 32,000 feet, but the flight managed to make an emergency landing at Shuangliu International Airport in Chengdu on Monday, according to several media reports.
The co-pilot of the Belgian army helicopter told prosecutors how he had been looking out to make sure three paratroopers landed safely.