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Maximum Structural Weights

  Manufacturer’s Empty Weight (MEW) It is the weight of structure, power plant, furnishings, systems and other items of equipment that are considered an integral part of the aircraft. It is dry weight including only those fluids which are contained in closed systems(e.g. hydraulic fluid). Operational Empty Weight (OEW) It is the sum of manufacturer’s …

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Radar/ADS-B/MLAT based Horizontal Separation Minima in Indian Airspace

The following information on separation minima based on radar and/or ADS-B and/or MLAT systems shall be applied in addition to those given in Doc 4444 – PANS -ATM Chapter 8 to the aircraft operating in Indian airspace. 5 NM horizontal separation up to 60 NM from radar head 5 NM horizontal separation within 60 NM …

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First Look: Akasa Air Ground Crew Uniform

Two days to launch and Akasa Air has finally shared the first look of its ground crew. Last week Akasa’s flying and cabin crew uniform look was unveiled which was comfortable, fashionable, and yet professional.  The same holds true for their ground crew! Akasa Air ground crew uniforms are in grey, black, and beige, color theme …

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Isopleth Isotach Isogon Isotherm Isobar Isallobar Isopycnic Isohyets Isomer Isohel (1)

All “Iso” explained!

  Isopleth Generic term used for any constant Isotach Line joining places of same wind speed Isogon Line joining places of constant wind speed Isotherm Line joining places of same temperature Isobar Line joining places of same pressure Isallobar Line joining places of same pressure tendencies Isopycnic Line joining places of constant density Isohyets Line …

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List of DGCA Approved Flying Clubs in India

List of DGCA Approved Flying Clubs in India – 2022

Following is the list of DGCA approved flying clubs in India 2022. S. No. Flying Clube Name Address Owner Type Validity From Validity To DGCA Approval Number 1 Asia Pacific Flight Training Academy Ltd. GMR HIAL Airport Office, Rajiv Gandhi International Airport Shamshabad, Hyderabad-500409, TELANGANA Private Ltd. 19.10.2020 18.10.2022 06/2015 2 Academy of Carver Aviation …

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Western Disturbance Infograph

Western Disturbance Explained for Aviators!

Western – originate in the Mediterranean region (the Mediterranean Sea, the Caspian Sea, and the Black Sea) and travel over Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan before they reach NW India where they get blocked by the Himalayas.  Disturbances – interruption, trouble, or concern (rain, landslide, floods, etc.) Western Disturbance is an extratropical storm. It is a non-monsoonal …

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ICAO recommended Airport Signs, Runway and Taxiway Markings

ICAO shares Standards and Recommended Practices(SARPs) for airport signs, runway and taxiway markings, mandatory instruction signs, information signs, mandatory instruction markings, runway holding position markings, etc. via Annex 14, Aerodromes. MANDATORY INSTRUCTION SIGNS A mandatory instruction sign indicates a location beyond which an airplane may not proceed unless authorized by air traffic control. At uncontrolled …

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El Nino and La Nina on world map

ENSO, Southern Oscillation, El Nino and La Nina Explained

El Nino and the Southern Oscillation (ENSO) is a climate phenomenon that occurs every two to seven years. Sir Gilbert Walker discovered “the Southern Oscillation” or large-scale changes in sea level pressure from Indonesia and the tropical Pacific Ocean. He didn’t realize that it was related to changes in the Pacific Ocean or El Niño. …

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Alpha Floor Protection and High Angle of Attack Protection

This content has been published after getting repeated queries via site’s contact us page and our A320 technical forum’s topics. To most, in fact all, of the senior Airbus pilots both these terms must be clear but some new ones face challenges in relating both. Before writing subjective explanation following are main points to understand …

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Oxygen System [Question Bank Airbus A320]

1. What type of Oxygen system is present in Airbus A320 Aircraft? A320 Oxygen System consists of: Cockpit Fixed Oxygen System Cabin Fixed Oxygen System Portable Oxygen System This is diluter demand type system where compressed oxygen is stored in cylinder/s. Oxygen flow can be controlled as per crew requirements. Pressure of oxygen cylinder/s is …

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