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ground crew

n.
A team of mechanics and technicians that maintain and service aircraft on the ground.

ground′ crew`


n.
ground personnel responsible for the maintenance and repair of aircraft.
[1930–35]
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Noun1.ground crew - the crew of technicians and mechanics who service aircraft on the groundground crew - the crew of technicians and mechanics who service aircraft on the ground
work party, crew, gang - an organized group of workmen
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The Royal Air Forces Association is releasing the first ever Commemorative Medal to pay tribute not only to the airmen, but also the men and women from ground crew, operational support, logistics, communications, engineering and medical crews from the 16 countries represented amongst the ranks of the RAF air and ground crews without whom victory may never have been possible.
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Ground crew and support staff will not be immune from the job cuts, although the posts of pilots flying missions in Libyan airspace are protected.
A ground crew tracking the balloon lost sight of the craft in the clouds shortly before it came down, according to Avon Fire and Rescue Service.
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When I arrived I saw all the ground crew lights, and saw the efforts that were underway," said Wright.
When the ground crew rotated the head to remove the blade ropes, I still had my hand on the bottom ring of the aft swash-plate.