flight inspection


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flight inspection

[′flīt in‚spek·shən]
(navigation)
Flight investigation certification of certain operational performance characteristics of electronic and visual navigation facilities by an authorized inspector in conformance with the U.S. Standard Flight Inspection Manual.

flight inspection

The operation of an aircraft for the purpose of calibrating air navigation aids, monitoring or evaluating the performance of air navigation aids, or assessing obstacles.
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Cobham Flight Inspection employs around 50 people at its North East base alongside a further 20 in Germany and is the world's largest commercial provider of both civil and military flight inspection services.
We wanted to apply the four-by-four concept to flight inspection, so the first step was to work out the constituencies.
Employing around 50 people at its North-east base and a further 20 in Germany, CFI is the world's largest commercial provider of both civil and military flight inspection services.
Senior Airman Sabrina Bertz, an A-10 Thunderbolt crew chief with the 442nd Fighter Wing, Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., fuels an A-10 after performing a flight inspection. (Senior Airman Jessica Snow)
Recently, Navcontrol has developed a Flight Inspection Unit aimed at providing the market with the most cost-efficient and precise service and technology, using the latest generation flight inspection equipment.
The business has been sold to Cobham along with Flight Precision's sister company in Germany, Aerodata Flight Inspection.
Prior information notice without call for competition: Market soundings exercise for the provision of flight inspection services
The new measures will include enhancing training for visual approach and automated flight and conducting flight inspection on airports which are "vulnerable to safety." The pilots aboard the Boeing 777 made a visual approach to San Francisco, and relied on automatic equipment to maintain airspeed.
In just over 10 years FPL has grown from being a flight inspection service provider focused on the British Ministry of Defence, to one providing regular flight inspection services to the whole of the UK and also to customers in Ireland, the Netherlands, Portugal, Germany, Norway, and Belgium.
The King Airs are very efficient, easy to maintain, reliable and have a proven history in flight inspection. A minor criticism is their relatively limited endurance.
Prior information notice: this pin is a market sounding exercise to identify suppliers in the marketplace who can provide flight inspection services which meet the iaa~s requirements.
The China Flight Inspection Center (CFIC) has ordered three additional Cessna Citation Sovereigns to utilise for airways calibration.

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