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ground crew

The group of personnel responsible for maintaining, servicing, repairing, and preparing the aircraft for flight.
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Flight Sergeant John Ellis and his groundcrew team ensure the supersonic Tornado GR4 jets are cared for and their hi-tech arsenal primed for action.
Continue training in ORM, MORM, MRM, groundcrew coordination training, and human factors in maintenance.
Groundcrew fought to release the aircraft but only two made it off the ice.
Aside from reminding the reader that DND's Directorate of History has been profoundly negligent in recognizing the contribution of several other vital groundcrew trades, Canadians on Radar tells a fascinating story through the eyes of a number of radar technicians who served in theatres around the world.
It provided excellent information on support resources, and the groundcrew coordination training sessions were interesting.
Two groundcrew had assembled the Hudsons line abreast at the end of the runway, and shortly after 8pm Bennett tripped the brakes and launched the first Ferry flight over 2,000 miles of ocean, darkness, icing, turbulence and balky engines.
I guess that's why we have aircrew and groundcrew coordination training, remembering communications is the fourth and most critical step of DAMCLAS (decision making, assertiveness, mission analysis, communication, leadership, adaptability-flexibility, and situational awareness).
When it was ordered to Ceylon in March 1942, four Catalinas flew out and two were rendered unserviceable when the alarm went up a week later, and groundcrew were en route by boat.
Sad, semi-literate British and American groundcrews daub crude messages on their instruments of destruction.
But to maintain the effort, the Pentagon, itself reeling from the destruction on part of one of its wings, had to call up technical staff and groundcrews from the 1.
But to maintain the effort, the Pentagon had to call up technical staff and groundcrews from the 1.