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…

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…

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…

Airplane Primary Flight Instruments

Flight Instruments and how to interpret and operate the flight instruments. * Pitot-static systems – Altimeter (shows the aircraft’s altitude above sea-level.) – Airspeed indicator (shows the aircraft’s speed relative to the surrounding air.) – Vertical speed indicator (rate of climb/descend indicator, feet per minute) * Gyroscopic Systems – Attitude Indicator (shows the aircraft’s relation to the horizon.) – Heading Indicator (displays the aircraft’s heading in compass points.) – Turn-and-Slip Indicator (indicates rotation about longitudinal axis, It includes an inclinometer that displays the A/C if It’s in coordinated flight, or in…

APA ICAO LEVEL 4 PREPARATION NU: 6

PART II Pictures Of Accident – Private Airplane Accident:1  In the foreground of the picture, there are two airplanes (the low-wing aircraft and the high-wing aircraft) that collided with each other during the touch-down of the white one and taxing to the runway of the red one. It is difficult, not easy to assess exactly what has happened. The visibility seems to be good so probably the pilot of the high-wing aircraft didn’t stop at the taxi holding point. The fuselages of both planes are intact but the propeller blades…

APA ICAO LEVEL 4 PREPARATION NU: 5

Another Narration: A few years ago I flew into and out of WPB (KPBI) (West Palm Beach Airport) with the family on board arriving during day VFR (Visual Flight Rules) in a Cirrus 260  for a straight-in visual approach to RW 28R, approaching from Oceanside. I was told by tower controller when checking in “cleared to land RW 28R, keep your speed up ” to which I replied “I’m going as fast as I can”. Then the Delta heavy 3 miles in the trail when receiving his clearance to land…

APA ICAO LEVEL 4 PREPARATION NU: 4

4. What is your interest in aviation? I love aviation. I am interested in all of the aspects of aviation. I have been reading books about the history of aviation since I was a child. Wright brothers were my childhood heroes. I love traveling, watching places, working with people. But flying airplanes gives me a great feeling that I have control over the big, heavy and very fast airplane. I am confident of my skills but I am aware of how much I still have to learn. Various types of…

APA ICAO LEVEL 4 PREPARATION NU: 3

1. Is English Important in Your Job? – I am not a professional pilot. I work in the business so of course, English is essential both for my job and passion: In addition, In business, you just have to speak English well to communicate effectively in the modern global economy. I can’t imagine any contact, transaction, business travel without communicating in English. For aviation which is my great passion, English is an absolute must. To avoid any misunderstandings which could be very dangerous. For the radio communication with the air…

APA ICAO Level 4 Preparation Nu: 2

Basic Vocabularies in Aviation English: Memory Items fulfill dreams- dream come true- ascending to the flight altitude- approach-descend- hold the speed up- sense of accomplishment- in the foreground – in the background – the low-wing aircraft – the high-wing aircraft – the visibility has been good/ proper- taxi to the runway – ignore the hold short rwy instructıon – the pilot didn’t stop at the taxi holding point – the fuselage is intact – the propeller blades are fractured, broken and twisted – the right strut is fractured – the…

APA ICAO Level 4 Preparation Nu: 1

ICAO LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY REQUIREMENTS IMPLEMENTATION RECOMMENDED ACTION PLAN : Hello Everyone, Today APA presents you ICAO English Proficiency, and requirements.. Firstly, You have to be aware of the vitality of English in every line of aviation life…So, “English is the primary element of Aviation, even important rather than skill… ICAO sets international standards and regulations in aviation, and to promote its safe growth and development. ICAO (The International Civil Aviation Organisation) has decided that ….. • all airline and helicopter pilots who fly internationally, and • all air traffic controllers…