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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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Ice and Rain Protection System [Question Bank Airbus A320]

1. How is Airbus A320 aircraft protected against icing? Hot air or electrical heating protects the critical areas of aircraft. Hot Air Electrical Heating three outboard leading-edge slats of each wing engine air intakes flight compartment windows sensors, pilot probes and static ports waste water drain mast 2. How is windshield protected against icing? Windshield …

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Takeoff Speed Optimization – Speed Ratios V1/Vr and V2/Vs

Takeoff optimization principal has objective of attaining highest possible performance limited takeoff weight while fulfilling airworthiness requirements. Parameters influencing takeoff performance can be Sustained Parameters (can’t be changed) and Free Parameters(variable to certain extent). As part of free parameters takeoff speed optimization is the most important method to gain better takeoff performance and hence higher …

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TOD, TOR and ASD – Post Amendment 42 (TODR, TORR and ASDR)

With respect to performance, different aircrafts are certified at different times and comply with different certification rules. Three major certifications rules were defined as: FAR Part 25 – no consideration for reaction time of pilot Amendment to FAR Part 25 known as Amendment 25-42 – over consideration of reaction time Post Amendment 42 – current …

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