check flight

check flight

[′chek ‚flīt]
(aerospace engineering)
A flight made to check or test the performance of an aircraft, rocket, or spacecraft, or a piece of its equipment, or to obtain measurements or other data on performance.
A familiarization flight in an aircraft, or a flight in which the pilot or the aircrew are tested for proficiency.

check flight

i. A test flight to ascertain if all systems in the aircraft are fully serviceable. A check flight is carried out after a major inspection or repairs.
ii. A flight on which a pilot or other crewmembers are checked for proficiency in the performance of their duties. Also called a check ride or a checkout flight.
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Passengers are requested to check flight status through Air India website, Mobile App or Customer care," Air India tweeted on Wednesday.
We advise all our guests who are due to travel during the period to check flight status on https://www.omanair.com/ or contact our call centre +96824531111,' Oman Air stated.
It remains to be seen that our legislature and enforcement officials act as assiduously as the Indians did to check flight of money.
Dubai Airports has requested passengers travelling on the mentioned dates to check flight times before heading to the airport and to check with their respective airlines for any updates.
PAL said Clark aviation authorities advised passengers to check flight status from the respective airlines.
Customers are requested to check flight status before commencing their journey to the airport.
In spite of her scheduled 'check flight' that day, Organo's motherly instinct prevailed.
Shaheen Air also introduced the mobile app where in the valued passengers can check flight schedules, book online and view their booking on their mobile device.
Shaheen Air also introduced the mobile app wherein the valued Shaheen Air passengers can check flight schedules, book online and view their booking on their mobile device.
The light airplane which crashed in Plaridel, Bulacan was bound for a maintenance check flight in Batanes province.