mooring mast


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mooring mast

[′mu̇r·iŋ ‚mast]
(aerospace engineering)
A mast or pole with fittings at the top to secure any lighter-than-air craft, such as a dirigible or blimp.
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The staff is assisted by four ground support vehicles, including two vans to transport the ground crew, a truck to transport the Lightships' mooring mast, and a supply and maintenance truck.
and 1929 saw the introduction of the first round the world flight, which used mooring masts at night.