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overwater flight [1 record]

Record 1 2018-10-17

English

Subject field(s)
  • Flights (Air Transport)
  • Air Forces
DEF

A flight conducted partially or completely beyond normal gliding distance from land.

CONT

No person may operate an airplane in any overwater operation unless it is equipped with life preservers ... or with an approved flotation means for each occupant.

OBS

overwater flight: term and definition officially approved by the Air Force Terminology Panel.

Key term(s)
  • over water flight
  • over water operation

French

Domaine(s)
  • Vols (Transport aérien)
  • Forces aériennes
DEF

Vol effectué partiellement ou complètement à une distance de la terre ferme supérieure à celle qui permettrait à l'aéronef d'y retourner en vol plané.

OBS

vol au-dessus de l'eau : terme et définition uniformisés par le Groupe d'experts en terminologie de la Force aérienne (Trenton).

OBS

survol de l'eau : terme uniformisé par le Comité d'uniformisation de la terminologie aéronautique (CUTA) - Opérations aériennes.

Spanish

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