overwing

overwing

(ˌəʊvəˈwɪŋ)
vb (tr)
1. to fly above
2. (Military) military to outmanoeuvre
adj
(Aeronautics) aviation over the wing of an aircraft
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For example, on a single-aisle Boeing jet, the overwing exit door will 'pop up' once released, simply requiring passengers to jump out.
When the cabin crew realised the overwing exits had been opened, a second announcement was made by a senior member.
One significant difference was the switch from the corrosion-prone overwing exhaust design to an improved underwing arrangement on the 3101.
The fully functional, high fidelity mid-cabin simulator will incorporate a Type C door and A321NX ACF overwing exit and enable the comprehensive training of cabin crew in the safe operation of the doors in all normal and potential emergency situations onboard A321 aircraft, said a statement from the company.
Compared to the previous A321 variant, the most visible modifications are a new rear section and a modified passenger door configuration, where the door located forward of the wing is removed and new overwing emergency exits in the centre section are introduced.
Tenders are invited for Supply of overwing nozzles for skid mounted refuellers
I sent my senior copilot (2P) to visually assess the flaps through the windows of the port and starboard overwing exit hatches.
A Ryanair spokesman said: "A flight to Rome Ciampino was delayed by 45 minutes after a passenger appeared to suffer a panic attack and tried to open the overwing safety exit as the aircraft was pushing back from the stand.
Otherwise, well-intentioned but uncoordinated actions can cancel each other or provide vulnerabilities for insurgents to exploit." (43) Finally, the light attack aircraft's ability to land on short, austere runways and refuel overwing gives it limitless opportunities to liaise directly with elite special operations forces.
The twin overwing bulges most likely accommodate dual satcom antennas.
Last year, American had to ground its entire MD-80 fleet to repack electrical wires, then the Federal Aviation Administration ordered the airline to inspect most of its MD-80s for possible cracks on overwing frames.
WARWICK: 2.10 Berrynarbor, 2.40 Lucky Redback, 3.10 Cigalas, 3.45 Overwing, 4.20 Candela Bay, 4.55 Lapina, 5.25 Barbirolli.