holding point


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holding point

A geographically or electronically defined location used in stationing aircraft in flight in a predetermined pattern in accordance with air traffic control clearance. See also orbit point.
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As for holding point until you are able to flush the bird, again there is apparently an element of fearfulness.
The delegation including Lezgin Botan, Bedia EuzgE[micro]kce and Tuy-ba Hezer waited at the holding point for an hour.
LRED developed models for CASCOM's Force Development Directorate to estimate the manpower and MHE capabilities at a corps storage area, an ammunition transfer and holding point, and a supply support activity.
Four fire brigade units, along with ambulances from Ennis and Limerick were sent to the airport, with a further two fire crews mobilised to a designated holding point.
By the time russian pilots sight Argentinas (they were taxiing to Holding point of RW25R for take-off) on runway while they were on final approach, they did their best making an impressive and close go around.
The Munich holding point for looted and displaced art, which existed for a year only, forged unlikely friendships between individuals like my parents from the hitherto warring sides.
Everything was safely powered down - we were in a position where we could hold everything at a safe holding point, but we couldn't start anything or run anything.
John Aston On Chinese lanterns There have been two fires at the holding point for waste paper at Bredbury, there was a large fire near the M6 in Birmingham at a storage facility for waste paper.
I also feel that the police used my pub as a holding point, without any consideration for the staff stuck inside.
The Boeing 737-800 was cleared to taxi to runway 04 but those on board were instructed to hold short of the runway at holding point Foxtrot (F).
The airliner's engines are only switched on at a suitable stage, such as a taxiway holding point, when the aircraft nears the end of the runway, and the tractor is driven back to the terminal while the aircraft departs.