Behind the Flight Deck Door

Behind the Flight Deck Door

Since 9/11, flight decks of modern airliners have become off-limits to the flying public. This is despite the fact every year more people take to the skies than ever before.

Author: Brett Manders

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 1717439861

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Page: 138

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Ever wondered what goes on inside the cockpit of a passenger plane? Ever wanted to know how a jet engine works or what happens if a plane is struck by lightning? Behind the Flight Deck Door provides insider knowledge about everything you have ever wanted to ask a pilot! Since 9/11, flight decks of modern airliners have become off-limits to the flying public. This is despite the fact every year more people take to the skies than ever before. Pilot Brett Manders wants to help you become a savvy traveller by providing insider tips, expert knowledge, and an understanding of what goes on behind the scenes to get you up in the air. All told with a dash of humor, this book will demystify the art of airline travel, address those urban legends, and settle the nerves of any anxious flyers. Simple, concise explanations cover a multitude of things passengers have asked Brett and his colleagues over the years. -What is a small technical delay? -Can the cabin door be opened mid-flight? -How much do pilots really earn and do they get free flights? -Can you get stuck to the toilet? -Is it still possible to view the flight deck? Praise for Behind the Flight Deck Door Brett's uncomplicated, honest, and easy to understand book is a welcome addition on any flight. It offers an enlightening point of view of the all-important necessity of air travel with rare glimpses of the secret world airline pilots inhabit. Julie Postance Author, Breaking the Sound Barriers As a nervous flyer myself it was quite interesting and reassuring to read all the different things that go on behind the scenes and learn about the ins and outs of flying. Sarah Emerson. Nervous Flyer Brett Manders is a pilot with an Australian Airline. He has over 10,000 hours flying experience on Airbus A320, A321, A330 and Boeing B787 Dreamliner aircraft.
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Survival in Emergency Escape from Passenger Aircraft

Survival in Emergency Escape from Passenger Aircraft

The last 1,800 feet of runway was closed for maintenance and as the aircraft
entered this area the right outboard engine ... in the passenger cabin ; forward ,
on the left , the passenger entry door was located immediately behind the flight -
deck ...

Author: Clyde C. Snow

Publisher:

ISBN: WISC:89062721097

Category: Aeronautics

Page: 58

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Categories: Aeronautics

Behind the Cockpit Door

Behind the Cockpit Door

Author: Arthur Whitlock

Publisher: Merlin Books Limited

ISBN: 0863037453

Category: Aeronautics, Commercial

Page: 318

View: 448

Categories: Aeronautics, Commercial

Cover Blown

Cover Blown

There was some talk about the last line of defense is the flight deck door . Do you
have ... have crew changes , they would have kitchens , they would have labs ,
they would have sleeping areas , and this would all be behind a secure facility .

Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Homeland Security

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015090378350

Category: Administrative agencies

Page: 52

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Categories: Administrative agencies

The MAC Flyer

The MAC Flyer

They locked and secured the door behind them , pushing NAV Kits , helmets ,
bookbags , and anything else not bolted down , against the thin flight deck door .
The situation was desperate , and Hathaway was running out of options .

Author: United States. Air Force. Military Airlift Command

Publisher:

ISBN: OSU:32435029378841

Category: Aeronautics, Military

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Categories: Aeronautics, Military

Arming flight crews against terrorist acts

Arming flight crews against terrorist acts

We have done a number of things to address airline safety . ... Personally , I
believe we ought to be headed toward a system where the pilots are up behind
flight deck doors that don't necessarily have to be double , because you should
also ...

Author: United States

Publisher:

ISBN: PSU:000050197163

Category: Aeronautics, Commercial

Page: 138

View: 663

Categories: Aeronautics, Commercial

Air Force Magazine

Air Force Magazine

It has an upward hinged visor type nose , and rear fuselage ramp - door , for
simultaneous front and rear loading / unloading . Advanced ... Skin panels over
upper longerons , from rear of flight deck to tailplane leading - edge , and
wingroot fairings , made primarily of glassfibre with central portion of carbonfibre .
... Behind pilot are the navigator and communications specialist , also on wall -
facing seats .

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105008372059

Category: Aeronautics

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Categories: Aeronautics

Ian Fleming s James Bond

Ian Fleming s James Bond

At this moment Caber ' s bulk seemed to fill the aisle as he bent forward , taking
some instructions from Murik , who had spent the entire flight in a comfortable
office area with Mary Jane , situated just behind the flight deck door . Bond had ...

Author: John E. Gardner

Publisher: Avenel

ISBN: 051764293X

Category: Bond, James (Fictitious character)

Page: 598

View: 628

Bond investigates an international nuclear official's secret meetings with terorists, battles his old enemy SPECTRE, and faces a nearly invincible neoNazi terrorist group
Categories: Bond, James (Fictitious character)

New Scientist

New Scientist

A less ambitious system , which Airbus is now fitting to all its new planes , will
monitor the area behind the cockpit door . Under new rules , cockpit doors are
being reinforced to protect the flight - deck crew from attackers . But they still need
to ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: UCSD:31822022739783

Category: Science

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Categories: Science

FAA AM

FAA AM

The last 1 , 800 feet of runway was closed for maintenance and as the aircraft
entered this area the right outboard engine ... cabin ; forward , on the left , the pas
- senger entry door was located immediately behind the flight - deck bulkhead .

Author: United States. Office of Aviation Medicine

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015026564388

Category: Aviation medicine

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Categories: Aviation medicine

A Wild Justice

A Wild Justice

Lubin and then Dmitri loomed in the doorway , Marfa ' s head bobbing behind
them . Lock pointed forward , then staggered through the curtain . Turgenev was
at the other end of the small cabin , at the door to the flight deck . And turned to ...

Author: Craig Thomas

Publisher:

ISBN: 078620527X

Category: Fiction

Page: 615

View: 644

Attending a glittering party outside Washington, D.C., ex-CIA agent John Lock is horrified when his sister is killed before his eyes and must find the connection between her murder and that of an American in Siberia
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The Intellectual Activist

The Intellectual Activist

... a holster , but only behind a locked cockpit door . According to TSA spokesman
Heather Rosenker , “ The weapon needs to be re - secured in the locked box if
the cockpit door is open . ” But this leaves the flight deck defenseless the instant a
 ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105115069366

Category: Conservatism

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Categories: Conservatism

Aircraft

Aircraft

Entry to the aircraft is up a set of airstairs built into the passenger / crew door
which is just behind the flight deck . I prefer this arrangement to that of the Saab -
Fairchild SF340 which has separate folding stairs . These have to be pulled up
and ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105015326395

Category: Aeronautics

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Africa Vortex

Africa Vortex

Let's go . ” She stood up and headed down the aisle to the flight deck door . Craig
squeezed Sharon's hand and followed Wendy's undulating hips . She knocked
sharply on the door and opened it , stepping into the cockpit , Craig behind her .

Author: Colin Mitchell

Publisher:

ISBN: IND:39000002040264

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Page: 216

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The Restaurant at the End of the Universe

The Restaurant at the End of the Universe

He plunged through the door and back into the corridor . The man pursued him .
He raced in a frenzy to the end of the corridor , through the entrance chamber
and beyond . He arrived on the flight deck , slammed and bolted the door behind
 ...

Author: Douglas Adams

Publisher:

ISBN: 0671493043

Category: Humourous fiction

Page: 250

View: 104

For use in schools and libraries only. Two survivors of the Earth's destruction search for the meaning of the universe in this clever science fiction parody.
Categories: Humourous fiction

Arthur Hailey Airport

Arthur Hailey Airport

Those who had checked in , but had not reached gate forty - seven , hastened
toward it , a few recent arrivals still ... of the passengers , Captain Vernon
Demerest ducked aboard and hurried forward , closing the flight deck door
behind him .

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Airport

Airport

Almost all flight announcements— the exceptions were those for special
situations— were pre-recorded on cartridge tapes. ... passengers, Captain
Vernon Demerest ducked aboard and hurried forward, closing the flight deck
door behind him.

Author: Arthur Hailey

Publisher: Garden City, N.Y : Doubleday

ISBN: UOM:39015058785299

Category: Adventure stories

Page: 440

View: 843

Set in Lincoln International Airpot, this novel portrays several airport hours during a midwinter snowstorm and the men and women who share them.
Categories: Adventure stories

Aviation Week Space Technology

Aviation Week   Space Technology

According to Pryde , such tests cannot present the conditions that should be
introduced on the flight deck to represent properly situations that may occur
during actual in - service experience . The proposed ALPA ground - based Alight
 ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015011995258

Category: Aeronautics

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Includes a mid-December issue called Buyer guide edition.
Categories: Aeronautics

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping

Vernon Demerest swung further around, leaning over the back of his seat for
emphasis. ... She was getting out of her seat, with Gwen about to open the flight-
deck door for them to go, when Demerest asked, “That flight from Los Angeles
you ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015024045679

Category: Home economics

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Categories: Home economics

On the Design of Flight deck Procedures

On the Design of Flight deck Procedures

Flight - deck automation is still in an immature stage of development . As the ... It
was recommended that at each destination the captain stand at the cockpit door
and make farewells to the passengers as they ... of the logic behind every SOP3 .

Author: Asaf Degani

Publisher:

ISBN: NASA:31769000673288

Category: Aeronautics

Page: 67

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Categories: Aeronautics