co-pilot


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a relief pilot on an airplane

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After the pilots returned from the flight, Asiana Airlines instantly called them in together with their co-pilots to take down their statements and check if their disagreement had violated safety regulations.
Volvo Co-Pilot sets a new industry standard, puts the user at the heart of the system and is the first step towards an integrated, holistic solution for work-site optimization.
Alejandro Cruz Alava, the plane's co-pilot, was born in 1979 in La Laguna, Tenerife.
The co-pilot added that he wants to continue serving in the Russian aviation group in Syria.
CO-PILOT aims to set new standards for high-quality nanoparticle production with the assistance of in-line nanoparticle dispersion quality monitoring.
Several altitude selections towards 100ft were recorded during descent on the flight that preceded the accident flight, while the co-pilot was alone in the cockpit," the BEA added.
Helicopter team (from left) pilot Dave Surtees, co-pilot Jenny Stevenson, paramedic |Mark Milsom and consultant Victor Inyang next to the new helicopter
Investigators believe that co-pilot Andreas Lubitz locked his captain out of the cockpit and deliberately crashed the Germanwings plane into a French mountainside on March 24, killing all 150 people onboard.
Prosecutors have said the cockpit audio recording from the first 'black box' suggested that 27-year-old co-pilot Andreas Lubitz locked the captain out of the cockpit and set the plane on course to crash in the French Alps.
French prosecutors said that, according to evidence from the recovered cockpit voice recorder, co-pilot Andreas Lubitz, 28, had deliberately put the Germanwings-operated plane into a descent after the captain had left the cockpit.
THE French Alps plane disaster has taken a dramatic turn after black box recordings pointed to the co-pilot deliberately crashing the Airbus A320 into the mountains.
A FRENCH prosecutor has said the co-pilot of a Germanwings flight that crashed in the Alps appeared to want to "destroy the plane".
Summary: Ignoring the captain's frantic pounding on the door, the co-pilot of the Germanwings jet barricaded himself inside the cockpit and deliberately rammed the plane full speed into the French Alps as passengers screamed in terror, a prosecutor said Thursday.
The captain of the AirAsia jet that crashed into the sea in December was out of his seat when his co-pilot apparently lost control.
A JET carrying 300 people dropped 5,000ft while the pilot slept and the co-pilot was on her computer.