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Air time – The time from when the plane “up/off” the ground to back “down/on” the ground.

AROWJILI – acronym to remember the required documents for the aircraft

Flight time – The time from when the engine “starts” to engine “stop”. It can also be the time the aircraft is “out” of the gate to when its back “in” the gate.

HASEL – acronym for a safety check prior to executing some maneuvers

IMSAFEE – acronym to check if a crew member is safe to carry out its duties

KISS – acronym to help you think from another perspective

RTFM²/RTFM³ – acronym to help with written exams