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flight

n. running away or hiding by a person officially accused of a crime with the apparent intent of avoiding arrest or prosecution.

flight

noun absconding, avoidance, decampment, departing, departure, desertion, disappearance, effugium, elusion, evacuation, evasion, exodus, fleeing, fuga, hasty departure, hegira, leaving, removal, retreat, running away
Associated concepts: flight from justice, fugitive from justice, unlawful flight to avoid prosecution
See also: abandonment, desertion, evasion
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This flight deck was designed to provide the best work environment possible for pilots," said Mike Carriker, chief pilot for the 787 program.
Founded by an innovative aviation executive who pioneered the use of EFBs by private charter operators, Flight Deck Resources is a Nevada corporation, incorporated in April 2001.
Bringing the aircraft up to the flight deck (sequential: approximately one minute per plane).
Lack of SA on the flight deck can have dire consequences, and it's imperative that everyone always keep their head on a swivel and watch out for other shipmates at all times.
In April this year, Rockwell Collins announced it obtained all Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Technical Standard Orders for its Pro Line Fusion avionics suite, the first application of which will be featured in the Global Vision flight deck.
The Garmin G5000 integrated flight deck is designed for crew-flown turbine aircraft and can combine a dual multi-sensor flight management system (FMS), touch screen vehicle management units, and multi-pane cockpit displays.
The Ark Royal and Eagle were both fitted with angled flight decks, that is true, however HMS Triumph, one of the many light fleet carriers of the Colossus class, commissioned between May 1944 and 1948, was the first Royal Navy ship to be trialled with an angled flight deck in 1951 and the Americans followed suit in 1952 with the USS Midway.
But Captain Mason told the tribunal he had not believed he was doing anything wrong in allowing Savage on to the flight deck after being told to use his initiative during the "vital" VIP flight.
The queue to get off the flight deck and back below must have been in the thousands, and we had to wait and stand in the bitter icy wind for more than an hour.
The former RAF pilot, aged 57, who lives in Leamington, was sacked in August after showing Blackburn Rovers star Robbie Savage around the flight deck during a private charter flight home from a match in Finland.

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