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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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Ground crews learned and developed skills such as in-line search, where members search for clues left by missing people or aircraft; hasty search, an expedited search for lost people; stretcher carry techniques (aka litter carry) to correctly transport injured people; compass and navigation using pace counting; and radio frequency search using VHF L-PER technology.
Half of these top specification jets are now in Akrotiri, but the BBC said that due to their age and long use, the battle to keep them airworthy requires long hours of work by ground crews, particularly on the engines.
A spokesman for Swissport said: "Swissport is aware that a member of its ground crew was arrested on an allegation of theft and has been assisting the police with their inquiries.
There was little or no communication between the air crew and the ground crew," said Mr Bloomer, who was travelling with the Arabian Celts Gaelic Football team.
They had a ground crew with them that lost the balloon in the clouds.
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.
The system accomplishes precise pipe handling and placement without requiring ground crew to work in the vicinity of moving pipe.
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.
As we neared the hangar, the ground crew readied themselves for the landing.
All nine of the ground crew team have dragged exhibitors' wagons out of boggy fields, erected marquees and tended to every detail to ensure everything is ready to go when Coleen Nolan gets the show under way at 10am today.
All members of the ground crew are blind, and so is the pilot.
Today, at 70, the ever-stately Smaltz is best known for her fashion show-production business known as the Ground Crew, which she launched in 1987, around the time that designer fashion shows were starting to become extravagant, complicated productions.