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the flight crewman responsible for mechanical operation while in flight

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These many responsibilities make it difficult for new enlistees to qualify as flight engineers, which is why every other KC-10 flight engineer except Rettinger had a previous military profession, most commonly in aircraft maintenance.
After launching earlier in the day in their Soyuz TMA-16M spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, Expedition 43 Soyuz Commander Gennady Padalka and Flight Engineer Mikhail Kornienko of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) and NASA Flight Engineer Scott Kelly arrived at the International Space Station on March 27 U.
Wilmore, Serova and Samokutyaev arrived at the Station in September of last year and served as flight engineers for ISS Expedition 41 until November - at which time Wilmore assumed command of Expedition 42.
Expedition 37 Flight Engineer Michael Hopkins of NASA and Soyuz Commander Oleg Kotov and Flight Engineer Sergey Ryazanskiy of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) were the three astronauts aboard the Soyuz spacecraft.
Hadfield will remain with Flight Engineers Tom Marshburn and Roman Romanenko aboard the space station until May this year.
I raced down the ladder and over to the flight engineers, telling them to immediately stop fueling.
The new five-year agreement is with pilots and flight engineers of Atlas Air Inc and Polar Ar Cargo Worldwide Inc.
Flight Engineers operate and monitor all of the aircraft systems during prefight, in-flight, and post-flight operations.
Flight Engineers are considered the elite among the enlisted ranks of the P-3 community.
The six ANA flight engineers have completed training that began in August to serve on the Airbus 300 fleet of JAS, according to the officials.
Long-range maritime patrol is a term that's no big deal when mentioned around flight engineers, but when explained, it would make the average air-commuter cringe at the thought of enduring the scouting evolution even once.
For flight engineers it was even lower, at 56 per cent.
NASA scientists have outfitted the new spacecraft (also called space probes) with powerful communications systems, and flight engineers have refined navigational techniques.
Pilots and Flight Engineers Seek Industry-Standard Pay, Working Conditions
WASHINGTON (CyHAN)- At the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, Expedition 43 Soyuz Commander Gennady Padalka with Flight Engineers Mikhail Kornienko and Scott Kelly participated in a variety of activities March 14-20 as they prepared for their launch to the International Space Station on March 27 U.