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overwater operation [1 record]

Record 1 2018-10-17


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

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


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.


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

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


  • Vols (Transport aérien)
  • Forces aériennes

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.


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


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


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