wave-off


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wave-off
wave-off
i. An action to abort a landing, initiated by the bridge, the primary flight control, the landing safety officer of an aircraft carrier, or the pilot at his or her discretion. The response to a wave-off signal is mandatory.
ii. To remove chocks from the wheels of a parked aircraft; the full form of the term is wave-off chocks.
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The young man, now nearing the left ladder line of the landing area, is fortunate the controlling LSO, while rusty, reacted quickly to pickle our Hornet and get out three urgent wave-off calls.