Volcanic ash – Flight hazard explained

Volcanic ash poses major flight hazard to airlines

18:12 16/04/2010 Volcanic ash poses major flight hazard to airlines. >>

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Huge cloud still endangering European airspace – Pilot who flew through ash in 1982 reports

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F-16 G-suit, stick, and dogfight

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Final approach – How to read VASI and PAPI lights

The VASI (Visual Approach Slope Indicator) and the PAPI (Precision Approach Path Indicator) are systems of lights that provide guidance information to help pilots acquire and maintain the correct approach to an airfield. They are generally located beside the runway. These lights can be seen from up to 8 kilometers (5 miles) during the day and up to 32 kilometers (20 miles) or more at night. Further information is available in the video below:

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