heavy aircraft

heavy aircraft

For wake turbulence categorization purposes, an aircraft certificated for a maximum takeoff weight of 255,000 lb or more. This classification is by FAA (Federal Aviation Administration). The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) classifies those aircraft as “heavy” that have a certificated maximum takeoff weight of 300,000 lb. Also called a heavy jet.
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'For more than 47 years, Sikorsky helicopters have been the workhorses of the Brazilian offshore oil transport market, first with the S-58T in 1972, the S-76 and S-61 since 1979, and over the last 10 years with the larger, further-reaching S-92 heavy aircraft. These new certifications along with the announcement of the forthcoming S-92 A+/B, help ensure that that the S-92 will continue to be the aircraft of choice in Brazil and around the world for safe, reliable, deep water offshore oil exploration,' said Adam Schierholz, Sikorsky Regional Executive for Latin America.
Previous rotation tests, however, showed some pilots preferred full-length runways, particularly for heavy aircraft.
The campaign, performed together with the Spanish Air Force Test Centre (CLAEX), featured a total of nine flights where 90 tonnes of fuel were dispensed to Spanish Air Force F-18 receivers and to another A400M prototype as a representative heavy aircraft receiver.
Having worked in Paris for about a year at one of the aircraft building factories, our young aircraft designer came to the fateful conclusion for him that there are more prospects for the development of heavy aircraft building across the ocean in America.
"Coming off a heavy aircraft, and you're bringing people down to the fight--this one, you're actually in the fight and seeing what they actually do every day and why they need to do what they do."
Negative FCF: Fitch expects Spirit's free cash to remain negative for the intermediate term as high capital spending is sustained by heavy aircraft deliveries in the coming years.
Due to the heavy aircraft traffic at the TIA, one aircraft approaching the TIA has to remain on hold in the Kathmandu sky for minimum half an hour to three hours before they can land.
Prior to synergies, Columbia is expected to generate $125M-$130Mof adjusted EBITDA for the twelve-month period ending March 30, 2019 and $100M-$105M of adjusted EBITDA less capital expenditures, which are primarily related to heavy aircraft maintenance capital expenditures.
'Heavy Aircraft Recovery' is when one or more landing gears are separated from the aircraft structure, or are so heavily damaged that the aircraft cannot be towed on its own landing gears.
The new device was expected to be installed on the 7th Soviet heavy aircraft carrier Ulyanovsk that was under construction at the Nikolayev Shipyard (Ukraine).
According to the Ministry of Transport (MOT), the new passenger building will have two main gates to accommodate heavy aircraft such as A380 and B747 at the new passenger terminal.
From sorting out coloured balls to pulling a heavy aircraft, the records were broken in Dubai in the past 30 days also include largest wheelchair race and most jumping-jacks in 30 seconds.