Aircraft Operations – Applying thrust on uneven pavement surfaces

300px-Damage_to_a320_elevatorMost flight crews are well aware of the danger of jet blast can pose to people and equipment.  However few are aware of the risks associated with applying high thrust while the aircraft is standing on or near pavement surfaces not normally used for take-off or during engine run-up.

This operation brief provides pilots and air traffic controllers with an understanding with what precautions should be taken when increasing engine thrust during ground operations.

 

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Aircraft Operations – Applying take thrust

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