flight engineer


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flight engineer

n.
The crew member responsible for the mechanical performance of an aircraft in flight.

flight engineer

n
(Aeronautics) the member of an aircraft crew who is responsible for the operation of the aircraft's systems, including the engines, during flight

flight′ engineer`


n.
a member of an aircraft crew responsible for the mechanical systems, fueling, and servicing of the craft.
[1935–40]
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Noun1.flight engineer - the flight crewman responsible for mechanical operation while in flight
aircrewman - a member of an aircrew
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Flt Lt Hina Jaiswal hails from Chandigarh and is the first woman Flight Engineer of the Indian Air Force.
Expedition 59 flight engineers Nick Hague and Anne McClain of NASA are set to venture outside the station's Quest airlock for the March 22 spacewalk to replace nickel-hydrogen batteries with newer, more powerful lithium-ion batteries for the power channel on one pair of the station's solar arrays.
Bengaluru: Breaking the glass ceiling, Flight Lieutenant Hina Jaiswal has scripted history by becoming the first woman flight engineer to be inducted into the Indian Air Force.
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For years, AFRC filled most of its flight engineer positions with Airmen who were leaving active duty.
Youre like that pilot who wasnt listening to warnings from the flight engineer.
He tweeted an image of himself with the Chelsea Pensioner, saying he was "proud" to re-present him with his flight engineer brevet in 2014 - 70 years after he was first awarded it.
Posting an image of himself with the veteran, he wrote he was "proud" to re-present him with his flight engineer brevet in 2014, 70 years after he was first awarded it.
Flight engineer Doug Wheelock (https://twitter.com/Astro_Wheels/status/819904930400075778) tweeted Friday that astronauts experienced temperatures of about 275 degrees Fahrenheit in sunlight and -275 degrees in shadow.
The flight engineer was simultaneously opening the NATOPS and pointing to an oil-temperature gauge that was about 10 degrees above the upper limit and climbing.
I yelled to the flight engineer, "Tell the pilot to move the controls the opposite direction." I had to free my fingers.