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A manually ignited pilot that will burn continuously.



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CONSTANT PILOT

A pilot that burns without turndown throughout the entire time the boiler is in service.

PILOT FLAME ESTABLISHING PERIOD

The length of time fuel is permitted to be delivered to a proved pilot before the flame-sensing device is required to detect pilot flame.

PROVED PILOT

A pilot flame which has been proved by flame-failure controls.

TRAIL FOR PILOT IGNITION

A timed interval when the pilot valve is held open and an attempt made to ignite and prove it. If the presence of the pilot is proved at the termination of the interval, the main valve is energized; if not the pilot and ignition are cut off followed by a safety lockout.

BOARDING ARRANGEMENT

All gear, such as pilot ladder, accommodation ladder, hoist, etc., necessary for a safe transfer of the pilot

BOARDING SPEED

The speed of a vessel adjusted to that of a pilot boat at which the pilot can safely embark

SPREADER (OF PILOT LADDER)

Step of a pilot ladder which prevents the ladder from twisting

BAR PILOT

A bar pilot guides ships over the dangerous sandbars at the mouth of rivers and bays.

PILOT

A Navigator, specially knowledgeable person qualified to navigate a vessel through difficult waters, e.g. harbour pilot etc.

FLYING BRIDGE

The platform forming the top of the pilot house

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