Aircraft marshalling signals

Description

The arm and hand gestures used to guide aircraft according to official marshalling procedures.

Hand signals:
– marshaller to flight deck
– flight deck to marshaller
– standard signals
– emergency signals

Alternative labels

physical actions used to direct aircraft
aircraft marshalling gestures
aircraft signals
arm and hand gestures used to direct aircraft
arm and hand signals used to direct aircraft
hand and arm signals used to direct aircraft
gestures used to direct aircraft
signals used to marshal aircraft

Skill type

knowledge

Skill reusability level

occupation-specific

Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Aircraft marshalling signals is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Aircraft marshaller: Aircraft marshallers signal pilots to assist them in operations such as turning, slowing down, stopping, and shutting down engines. They lead aircrafts to their parking stands or to the runway. They also indicate directions to the pilots by driving a “follow-me” car.

Optional knowledge

Aircraft marshalling signals is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

 


 

References

  1. Aircraft marshalling signals – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022

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