emergency descent

emergency descent

A descent by an aircraft from its operating altitude because of an in-flight emergency (e.g., descent in the event of pressurization failure or an in-flight fire).
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New to the Citation Excel and available as a standard feature on both the Citation Excel/XLS, emergency descent mode is automatically enabled by the autopilot in the event of a loss in aircraft pressurization.
If I were at altitude, I would have done an emergency descent as smooth as possible (keeping in mind my teammates would be standing up in the back without restraints while fighting the fire) into the nearest and most suitable airfield before my aircraft rapidly decompressed and the tail burned and separated from the fuselage.
The training included fire fighting exercises, learning to work at high altitudes, how to master an emergency descent into water and a helicopter rescue.
Daher views the G3000's envelope protection--which is formally called Electronic Stability and Protection--as having three parts: the basic ESP itself and two active subroutines, one to guard against under speed (USP) and a second emergency descent capability (EDM) to bail a pilot out of a hypoxic, non-responsive event.
amp;nbsp;"The aircraft descended to a low altitude because the pilots had set an emergency descent when a catastrophic event occurred on the aircraft, but they had been unable to complete their maneuver due to incapacitation.
5G during an emergency descent when many systems fail.
Another example of how you might put the MSA to use would be an emergency descent to get below the clouds, if those clouds were reasonably high enough to let you safely get to VMC.
At the time of the incident, Gulf Air released a statement confirming that the aircraft "experienced technical issues that resulted in the airline's experienced cockpit crew successfully executing an emergency descent and safely landing at Heathrow" - adding that all 89 passengers disembarked safely.
13 (BNA): Gulf Air can confirm that flight GF003, an Airbus 330, flying from Bahrain to London on 13 December, experienced technical issues that resulted in the airline's experienced cockpit crew successfully executing an emergency descent and safely landing at Heathrow International at 1435z.
sound of cracks, but crew initiated emergency descent by autopilot and then they weren't heard anymore.
A Qantas flight travelling from Dubai to Sydney was forced to make a dramatic emergency descent following a fault with the aircraft's air conditioning.
Rated for up to two persons, the Rollgliss[TM] R550 performs in a variety of situations, including an emergency descent or a full rescue with the built-in rescue hub model.
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