flight engineer

flight engineer

Pre-flight inspection of the right propeller blade and the spinner
Pre-flight inspection of the right propeller blade and the spinner Inspecting the lateral window of the cockpit for entirety and correct fastening Checking the fastening of the accessories in the luggage compartment in the front left section of the aircraft Inspecting the upper right undercarriage for wear and measuring pressure in the aircraft tyres Checking oil levels in the engine and visual inspection of the inlets and outlets of the aggregate Test of the device simulating the correct functioning of the flight navigation aid
flight engineer:

Who are they and what do they do? The flight engineer checks the technical condition of aircraft and that fuel reserves are complete and correct.

What are the activities of the job? He/she identifies and corrects small failures both during the flight as well as during pre-flight briefing and examination and provides for larger repairs by specialised mechanics.

Where is it done and under what conditions? In the aircraft, which obviously means coping with high-altitude conditions, working on shifts and longer periods away from home as well as certain kinds of danger.

What tools/equipment do they use? Craft hand tools, navigation instruments and aircraft control systems.

What do you need to succeed? Basic qualifications include a university degree, job training, and other requirements (health qualifications, foreign languages, flying hours, etc.) as required by the relevant aviation regulations and standards; you also need fast reactions and judgement and technical understanding.


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