What happens when a plane loses cabin pressure? What actions should be taken?

Supplemental Oxygen Depressurisation of the aircraft cabin as a result of structural failure, pressurization system. Signs of sudden decompression include “a loud bang, thump or clap” as the air inside and outside the plane meet, debris flying around the cabin .Is loss of cabin pressure dangerous? Yes.. In 2005, as referenced above, a Helios Airways plane en route from Cyprus to Athens crashed into a mountain after a loss of cabin pressure, killing all 115 passengers and six crew on board. The official investigation into the incident found that the pressurisation system had been left…

Airman Certification Standards (ACS)

Private Pilot Airmen Certification Standards (ACS) : The goal of the airman certification process is to ensure the student pilot possesses the knowledge, ability to manage risks, and skill consistent with the privileges of the certificate or rating being exercised.       –   During the ground and flight portion of the practical test, the FAA expects evaluators (DPE’s) to assess the student pilot’s mastery of the topic in accordance with the level of learning most appropriate for the specified task. The oral questioning will continue throughout the entire practical test related…

VFR Navigation Plan Nasıl Hazırlanır?

1. Determine the Route and Checkpoints (Sectional Charts using plotter) 2. Measure True Course and Distance (Sectional Charts using plotter) 3. Select an altitude. (VFR Altitude, the rule states that “each person operating an aircraft under VFR in level cruising flight more than 3,000 feet above the surface shall maintain the appropriate altitude explained below; -There is no cruising rule below 3000 AGL – On a magnetic course of 0  ̊through 179 ̊, any odd thousand foot MSL altitude 500 feet (such as 3,500, 5,500, or 7,500); or) – On a magnetic…

Conronavirus Facts, News and effects on Aviation..

TURKEY’s Coronavirus Bomb: $34.5 Billion of Tourism Revenue could be wiped out as #Covid_19 detected in passenger on Turkish Airlines flight going to Singapore from Turkey. Air China cuts flights between China and U.S. due to coronavirus epidemic American Airlines flight AA198 scheduled at 6.05 PM from Jfk to Milano Malpensa has ben cancelled because crew members refused to get on board (coronavirus threat) The Delhi patient diagnosed with #Coronavirus has led to this: 10 crew members of Air India flight he took from Vienna are under quarantine . British…

THY Uçağında Covit-19 Şüphesi..

THY ile İstanbul-Singapur uçuşu yapan yolcuda yapılan testlerde Koronavirüs çıktı. Uçak 03 Mart ta Singapur a indikten sonra rutin tarama da bir Türk Yolcu da Pozitif Covid-19 Virüs tespiti yapılması sonucunda THY TC-LLF Uçağı ve uçağın tüm yolcuları bir tedbir olarak karantinaya alındılar. Singapur Sağlık Bakanlığı uçaktaki diğer yolcuları ve havaalanı otoritesi indikten iki saat sonra kalkışı planlanan uçakla ilgili tedbir alarak, uçuşunu ortaya çıkan durum nedeniyle geciktirdi. Gerekli kontrollerin sağlanmasını müteakip, THY‘nin #TK54 sefer sayılı İstanbul – Singapur TC-LLF tescilli uçak gelişen durum nedeniyle alıkonulduğu Changi havaalanından rötarın ardında…

Always wanted to be an astronaut? NASA is now hiring

Application is here. This job opportunity is out of this world — literally. For the first time in over four years, NASA is accepting applications for its next crop of astronauts, the agency announced Monday. Not every space hopeful will get to don the iconic astronaut suit, however. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and meet one of the stringent education requirements, which include having either a master’s degree in a STEM field, a medical degree, or a combination of a STEM degree and test pilot training. Potential astronauts must also have at least…

IATA seeks freezing of slot rules to aid coronavirus capacity cuts

IATA is contacting aviation regulators to request the suspension of rules governing airport slots for the remainder of the current season and for the upcoming summer timetable as airlines pull back capacity in the light of the spread of the coronavirus. Existing slot rules at co-ordinated airports require airlines to operate at least 80% of their allocated slots under normal circumstances or risk losing the slots for the following season. IATA says 43% of all passengers depart from the more than 200 slot co-ordinated airports. Source: IATA IATA director general…

Turkey arrests captain of crashed Pegasus flight in Istanbul: Anatolia

ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkish judicial authorities have arrested the captain of a Pegasus Airlines plane that skidded off the runway and killed three people at Istanbul’s Sabiha Gokcen airport this month before the accident report appeared, state-run Anadolu news agency said on Monday. The Pegasus plane flying into Istanbul from the western coastal province of Izmir slipped off the end of the wet runway and broke into three pieces after what officials said was a drop of 30 to 40 meters (98 to 131 ft). The two pilots of the…

Pistten çıkan Pegasus uçağının kaptan pilotu tutuklandı

İstanbul Sabiha Gökçen Havalimanı’nda meydana gelen uçak kazasıyla bağlantılı olarak Anadolu 5. Sulh Ceza Hakimliği kaptan pilotun tutuklanmasına karar verdi. Sabiha Gökçen Havalimanı’nda düşen Pegasus Havayolları’na ait uçağın pilotu M.A.’nın verdiği ifade ortaya çıktı. Tutuklanan kaptan pilot M.A.’nın ifadesinde, “Kule önümüzdeki trafiğin (uçağın) pisti pas geçtiğini söyledi. Kule bize bunu söylemiş ise de bizim inmememiz için bir sebep değildi.” dediği öğrenildi.. İfadesine devam eden Kaptan Pilot “Kendilerine 2-4 iniş pisti olacak şekilde rota verildiğini, İzmit üzerine kadar bu rotayı uyguladıklarını ancak, ardından hava koşulları nedeniyle “kaçınma” yaşadıklarını anlatan M.A. “Yeşilköy…

A very heavy bounced landing from a United Airlines Boeing 767 during some strong winds

I don’t think that #United’s #B767 touchdown was particularly hard. Looked very normal to me. Hard to tell as the video cuts to the next jet, but he very likely went around afterwards applying a balked landing maneuver. Wings level, power up & Go-around attitude. No biggie. https://t.co/hhIIXEguB6 — Miami Rick ✈️🇺🇸 (@miami_rick) February 22, 2020