clean aircraft

clean aircraft

1. An aircraft in flight configuration (versus landing configuration); i.e., landing gear and flaps retracted, etc.
2. An aircraft that does not have external stores.
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Heavy duty wipers made with Sontara spunlace are being used by the military to clean aircraft canopies, according to Tillson, and Horizon also co-brands with Kimberly-Clark by converting X70 Hydroknit WyPall Wipers that are sold to the government.
Once you are taxiing your clean aircraft, make sure that controls are free and correct before taking off--stray liquids can refreeze once in the air or at altitude.
Two icing encounter scenarios plus the clean aircraft case will be investigated in this paper, as depicted in Figure 1.
Simple Green has never been approved by the Army and should never be used to clean aircraft.
This gives the smaller F-35A a clean aircraft fuel fraction of 0.38, about 31 percent superior to the F-22's figure of 0.29.
The order is for a series of water-based de-greasing machines that are a vital part of the process to clean aircraft components.
The income raised from auctions will have to be reinvested in climate change mitigation, research on clean aircraft, anti-deforestation measures in the developing world and low-emission transport.
ANA will clean aircraft engines more thoroughly and carefully adjust loads of meals and magazines on aircraft according to the number of people on board to boost fuel efficiency, he said.
"Era is out to keep our good name clean and to better all facets of our business, top to bottom--from clean aircraft down to on-time performance.
Paul International Airport staged a brief walkout yesterday to protest the hiring of nonunion contract workers to clean aircraft, part of NWA's effort to slash costs to emerge from bankruptcy.