Cabin Crew Terminology Flashcards


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1

Aft

The rear of the aircraft

2

Belly Landing

A landing without the main landing gear extended.

3

Briefing

An information meeting prior or after a flight.

4

Bulkhead

A partition or wall divider.

5

Commander

The pilot designated by the operator to be in command of the flight.

6

Crew Member

A person assigned to perform a duty in an aircraft during flight time.

7

De-Icing

A process of removing snow and ice from an aircraft.

8

Demo

A safety demonstration on board the aircraft.

9

Doghouse

Compartment located under or behind certain cabin crew seat areas.

10

Exit row

Seating adjacent to emergency exits.

11

Ferry

A flight without passengers.

12

First Officer

Co-pilot

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Flight Deck

the area at the front of the aircraft where the operating Pilots sit.

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Galley

Food and beverage preparation area.

15

Gash Bag

Rubbish Bag

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Impact

Is a collision

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Infant

A child under 2 years of age.

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Jet way / Air Bridge

Retractable boarding system.

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Lay-over / Stop-over

A period when crew rests at a destination.

20

Local Time

The local time in a particular country.

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Offload

To remove passengers

22

Overhead bin / Overhead locker

A stowage compartment for passengers hand luggage above passenger seats.

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Passenger manifest

A list of all passengers on-board the aircraft.

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Pilot in command

The pilot t responsible for the operation and safety of an aircraft during flight time.

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Push-back

When aircraft is moved back from gate by a truck.

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Refuel

Taking on fuel.

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Report Time

Time at which you must report for duty.

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Roster

Programme of your duties.

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Runway

Where the aircraft takes off and lands.

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Sector

One flight from one destination to another.

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Self-help exits

Exits that passengers might have to open unassisted

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Senior Cabin Crew Member

A nominated whenever more than one cabin crew member is assigned. The Senior Cabin Crew Member shall have responsibility to the commander for the conduct and coordination of cabin safety and emergency procedure(s) specified in the FOM.

33

Silent Review

A personal review of evacuation duties prior to take-off and landing.

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Slot time

Official departure or landing time allocated.

35

Tarmac

The area where the aircrafts are parked.

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Taxi

When the aircraft moves on the ground.

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Torching

When an engine or APU is exhausting fire or smoke upon starting of engines

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uplift

To load passengers

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Wet Ditching

A landing on water