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Adhere
To follow closely without deviation
Adult
A passenger who has reached their thirteenth birthday
AFT
The rear, toward the tail section of the aircraft
Agent
A person who assists passengers on the ground with company related business (reservations, gate, and ground)
Aircraft Tail Number
An identification number painted on the tail section of the aircraft
Able-bodied person (ABP)
A passenger (not a crewmember) who assists in evacuating an aircraft
Aircraft left
Determined by facing forward in the cabin looking forward, toward the pilots. The left side is aircraft left.
Aircraft Right
Determined by facing forward in the cabin looking forward, toward the pilots. The right side is aircraft right
Altitude
The height above sea level measured in feet
Annunciator panel
Bank of colored lights thatwork in conjunction with the aircraft call chime system
ARM
To turn on or prepare equipment for use
Ascent
The action of an airplane climbing
Ballast
Weight added to an aircraft to keep it in proper weight and balance
Bidding
The procedure that crewmembers are awarded monthly and vacation schedules
Block Time
The time the blocks are pulled from beneath the aircraft wheels prior to taxi until the blocks are replaced upon completion of the flight.
Boarding Pass
Card issued to passengers prior to boarding, showing date, destination and flight number. Each passenger must have a boarding pass before they can board an aircraft.
Briefing
The instructions concerning procedures and particulars
Bulkhead
The partition or wall separating various compartments in an aircraft
Bump
The removal of a passenger, normally non-revenue, from a flight for weight/balance considerations or because the flight is full
Cabin
The section of the aircraft for passenger seating
Cabin Altitude
The simulated altitude (pressurized) maintained in the cabin of an aircraft
Captain (CA)
The pilot responsible for the entire aircraft including crew and passengers. Occupies left seat
Carousel
A moving circular platform from which passengers mahy claim checked luggage
Carrier
A company involved in the transportation of people
Carry-Out Cart
Covered cart, with the logo "Ala Carte" printed on the canopy, in which passengers can leave carry-on bags before boarding the aircraft and pick them up immediately after exiting the aircraft.
Check Ride (FAA)
An evaluation given to a crewmember by a qualified FAA official, or other designated person.
Check Ride (Horizon Air)
An evaluation on board the aircraft given by an Inflight Training Specialist or other members of the training department. The evaluation involves ensuring the Flight Attendant meets all safety-related and company-related standards.
Ceiling
The distance from the ground to the base of the lowest cloud, measured in feet.
Center of Gravity (CG)
The center of gravity of the aircraft depending on weight and balance of the loads
Child
A passenger who is at least two years of age, but has not reached their thirteenth birthday
Circuit Breaker
A current-limiting device (a fuse) that can be reset. A system used in electrical circuits to prevent the system from overloading
Clearance
The approval given for an airplane to fly the specific route in the flight plan.
Comat
Company material usually shipped on company aircraft
Concourse
A large hallway which leads to the area where aircraft are parked for passenger boarding.
Cowling
The metal that encloses the engine
Crewmember
A qualified individual assigned by an air carrier for the performing of duties on an airplane
Crew Scheduling
The department that handles scheduling of all crews.
Critical Phase of Flight
All ground operations involving taxi, takeoff, landing andall other flight operations conducted below 10,000 feet.
Deadhead (DH)
The transportation of crewmembersfrom one point to another to position for a trip or return to home base.
Decompression
When the cabin pressurization system has failed and the atmosphere inside the aircraft equals the air outside the aircraft
De-ice
Removing ice from the wings with warm air from the engines, by inflation of "boots" on the leading edge of aircraft surfaces, or by chemical means on the ground.
Delay
Occurs whena flight operates behind schedule
Demonstration (Demo)
The showing of passengers theusage of various types of emergency equipment and/or exit locations
Descent
The movement of an aircraft from a higher to a lower altitude
Direct Flight
A flight, regardless of the number of intermediate stops, which normally doesnot require transfer to another aircraft
Dispatch(DISP)
Licensed operators who have the responsibility of scheduling and monitoring all aircraft and crew
Ditching
Term used for a water landing and evacuation of an aircraft
Domicile
An airline crew base.
Don
to put on
Draft
Mandatory assignment of a Flight Attendant to duty on a day off
Duty Time
The time a flight attendant is on duty. Duty time begins one hour prior to scheduled departure tie of the first flight of a flying sequence and extends to 15 minutes after the terminationof the last flight of a flying sequence.
Egress
To go out of exit
Empennage
The tail assembly of the aircraft
En Route
In flight when you are on or along the way
Equipment (EQ)
Aircraft
Evacuation
The emergency movement of passengers from the aircraft using all available exits
Flight attendant (FA)
A qualified individual assigned by the company to perform all duties required by the FAA in the cabin of the aircraft.
Flight attendent information file (FAIF)
Contains pertinent information and must be reaqd before each scheduled trip
Flight Crew information file (FCIF)
Contains pilot information (same as FAIF for Flight attendants)
Feathered Prop
When the propeller blade turns so the leading edge is into the wind. This reduces drag or wind resistance making it easier to fly the aircraft with an engine inoperative.
Ferry Flight
A flight with no passengers or cargo on board which is made to position an aircraft for a flight or to get it to home base.
First Officer (FO)
A pilot who occupies the right seat
Flight Crew member
FAA term used for pilots
Flightdeck (cockpit)
The area from which the aircraft is flown
Flightplan
A predetermined plan to be followed during flight based on the latest information avaiable on the route. It is submitted to ATC prior to takeoff.
Flight Schedule
Computerized timetable located on the horizonair.com website listing all Horizon Air and Alaskan Airlines flights.
Fuselage
The main structure or central section of an airplane that houses the crew, passengers, etc.
Galley
The area used for food storage and service preparation.
Gear
The landing gear
Goldstreak
Counter to counter, small package service provided by Horizon Air.
Ground Speed
The speed of an aircraft, or flight, measured by the distance it travels over the ground taking wind velocity into account. For example, if an aicraft cruises at 300 mph and there is a 25 mph wind from the rear, the ground speed would be 325 mph
Hangar
A building where airplanes are sheltered during maintenance work.
headwind
A wind blowing in such a direction that the principle effect is to reduce the ground speed of an airplane in flight.
Holding
A predetermined maneuver that keeps an aircraft within specific air space while waiting to descend.
Hubs
The connecting terminals that are served by commuter and major airlines.