Interception of civil aircraft as soon as an air

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Interception of Civil Aircraft As soon as an air traffic services unit learns that an aircraft is being intercepted in its area of responsibility, it shall inform the pilot of the intercepted aircraft of the interception and relay messages between the intercepting aircraft and the intercept control unit, as necessary. In close coordination with the intercept control unit take all necessary steps to ensure the safety of the intercepted aircraft. (c) UPES, Not for Reproduction/ Sale
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UNIT 3: Crew Alerting Management Notes ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ Fuel Dumping An aircraft in emergency or other urgent situations may need to dump fuel so as to reduce to maximum landing mass in order to affect a safe landing. Under such circumstances, the ATC unit should then coordinate with the flight crew and give clearance for the route to be flown, which, if possible (should be clear of cities and towns, preferably over water, and clear of weather); the level (should be not less than 6000 ft); and duration of the fuel dumping. Check Your Progress Fill in the blanks: 1. If two aircraft come dangerously close to each other, an alert warning will be issued by …………… equipment installed in the aircraft. 2. GPWS is the equipment installed for safety of aircraft to avoid of collision with high terrain and hills etc. It stands for …………… . Summary This unit describes the types of aircraft emergencies and gadgets and facilities that should be available in an aircraft to tackle them. Modern aircrafts are fitted with gadgets and facilities like Stall Warning System, Fire Warning System, Door Warning System, Engine Indicating and Crew Alerting System, Ground Proximity Warning System and Airborne Collision Avoidance System (ACAS). The three types of ACAS are also explained in this unit. This unit also identifies and describes various types of aircraft emergencies like abandoned takeoff, engine failure on takeoff, precautionary landing, emergency landing, pressurization failure, hydraulic failure, landing gear problems. The role of Air Traffic Control (ATC) is also explained in this unit. Further, this unit describes the unlawful interferences and other in-flight contingencies like strayed aircraft, interception of civil aircraft and fuel dumping. Lesson End Activity Take any historical case of emergency landing of an aircraft and discuss its problems and its control procedure. (c) UPES, Not for Reproduction/ Sale
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Notes ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ Aviation Safety & Security Management Keywords Engine Indicating and Crew Alerting System (EICAS): It is an integrated system used in modern aircraft to provide aircraft crew with aircraft engines and other systems instrumentation and crew annunciations. Ground Proximity Warning System (GPWS): It is a system designed to alert pilots if their aircraft is in immediate danger of flying into the ground or an obstacle.
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