3.15 Turbulence

Training Objective:

The trainee will be able to identify the hazards associated with turbulence and the procedures for ensuring passenger and crew safety during periods of in-flight turbulence.


Crew Responsibilities

3.15A General

3.15A.1 Describe turbulence and the classifications of turbulence (e.g. light, moderate, severe).

3.15A.2 List the potential hazards to aircraft, crew and passengers in turbulence.

3.15B Crew Responsibilities

3.15B.1 Identify the importance of crew communication and crew coordination in conditions of turbulence and describe communication and coordination procedures.

3.15B.2 Describe safety advice to passengers during turbulence.

3.15B.3 Outline the crew member responsibilities to ensure that passengers comply with the requirements and procedures, and for crew members to comply with the regulation.

3.15B.4 Outline crew member responsibilities when the Safety Belt Sign is on in-flight for turbulence. Include impact on in-flight services.