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jump seat

A removable seat between and just behind the pilot's and the co-pilot's seats. The seat is normally occupied by a flight engineer or an observer who can watch the instruments and operate some of the auxiliary controls.
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It also said that the employee of the airline, or a flight crew member, whose presence will help in ensuring the aircraft safety, can also travel in cockpit's jump seat with the approval of PIC.
Please note that it is a UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) regulation that passengers are prohibited from using the jump seat and this was communicated.
Featuring a jump seat for the Cabin Hostess and cabin divider door, VistaJet's Challenger 350 aircraft configuration mirrors the high standard and privacy of its larger counterparts within the fleet.
Jernnard, a ticketed passenger, was arrested after he was found by the crew of a US Airways flight bound for West Palm Beach, Fla., sitting in the jump seat behind the pilot.
In addition to the driver and wheelchair passenger, a third-row bench seat and optional jump seat can accommodate up to four other passengers.
In the "Information for Operators" guidance published yesterday, FAA cited two other recent instances involving crew distractions: In one, a pilot was texting after the aircraft pushed back from the gate and before the takeoff sequence and in another an FAA inspector in the jump seat overheard a crewmemberOs mobile phone ring during the takeoff roll.
One hijacker tried to hitch a ride in a cockpit jump seat by claiming that he was about to go to work for Egypt Air.
All persons were in normal ditching stations except the plane captain who was in the jump seat between the two pilots.
Mack Development Engineer Bob Zalokar was sitting in the jump seat and said "floor it." We went into the 8% grade at 55 mph; we grossed about 65,000 lb.
A couple of years ago, I had a management type on my jump seat (in the cockpit).
An old hand at it: Sheila has been driving since 1936 - and doesn't plan to stop Picture: ALAN RICHARDSON; Silver lady: Sheila with her trusty Peugeot 106; mailfile: The wheels of change THEN A Scots-built Galloway from 1936 - complete with jump seat in the back; NOW Peugeot 106 - little runabout is Sheila's delight but she doesn't like reverse gear