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Occurring before a flight in an aircraft.‘our detailed preflight briefing’
- ‘Airspace constraints are explained during the preflight briefing.’
- ‘Of perhaps greater dismay to the Board, of 42 exit row passengers, only 10 read the safety card and watched the preflight briefing from the flight attendants.’
- ‘Since the 1950s, air traffic specialists have handled preflight weather briefings for pilots of small aircraft.’
- ‘Despite being behind schedule, I conducted an unhurried preflight, added a quart of oil and found nothing abnormal whatsoever during the subsequent engine start, run-up and takeoff.’
- ‘Of 399 passengers, the Board found that nearly half ignored the safety card in the seat back pocket and the preflight briefing by flight attendants.’
- ‘He breathes from a portable oxygen canister while doing his preflight, being sure not to inhale any outside air as it would instantly cancel out the effects of the pre-breathing.’
- ‘The preflight planning and crew briefing went smoothly.’
- ‘The proper training, getting checked out in unfamiliar aircraft, preflight planning and an airworthy plane are vital for your safety.’
- ‘The team could then begin its preflight briefing.’
- ‘They had to attend preflight briefings and debriefings on their return.’
- ‘Upon completing preflight training, we were shipped to Lafayette, Louisiana, for primary flight instruction.’
- ‘While the last checks were completed, I reflected on my preflight briefing concerning the unlikely event that I might have to divert.’
Prepare (an aircraft) for a flight by carrying out systematic checks.‘he took his time preflighting the airliner’
- ‘Three people, myself included, had preflighted the aircraft without noticing if the driveshaft cover was loose.’
- ‘We arrived at the airport before sunrise, preflighted and loaded the helicopter.’
- ‘Anyway, while I was preflighting the airplane, my student was waxing eloquent about the benefits, physical and emotional, of golf.’
- ‘When contemplating a night flight, consider preflighting your plane earlier in the day while there's still good light.’
- ‘If you've ever complained about the time to preflight an airliner, you need to prepare a balloon for flight.’
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