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dispatch

i. The process of supervising the readiness of aircraft for their next flights so that departures can take place at the scheduled times. The term applies to civil aircraft.
ii. In paratrooping, to supervise the exits of parachutists or loads from aircraft in flight.
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Whether you're an owner-operator or a dispatcher at a small or medium-sized fleet, we think there's value we can provide," Le said.
The dispatcher declined to be identified, fearing retaliation because she now works for another law enforcement agency.
As shown in Figure 1, it is supposed that there are m dispatchers as decision makers ([D.sub.1], [D.sub.2], ..., [D.sub.m]) in a decision team in case of UTO metro emergency for evaluating n alternatives ([EA.sub.1], [EA.sub.2], ..., [EA.sub.n]) according to the three criteria (C1, C2, C3).
The dispatcher and the law-enforcement officers who responded to the scene disavowed any responsibility for the positive outcome of the day.
At 9.37am another dispatcher radioed: "Units responding to the Sandy Hook School.
The individual told the dispatcher that she had fallen and was bleeding heavily.
The study found dispatchers had distress reactions to about a third of potentially traumatic calls.
The carrier's 74 flight dispatchers are based at Air Canada's central operations control centre and assist flight crew in the preparation for flight departures and arrivals.
What does a career as an emergency medical dispatcher involve?
It requires great experience and full concentration on the work of the dispatcher who monitors the events in rail traffic and based on this makes timely decisions on further traffic continuation.
In this study, innocent individuals did so more frequently than guilty callers, who resisted full cooperation by not responding to the dispatchers' inquiries concerning the criminal act, failing to perform CPR as instructed, repeating words, and providing unclear responses.
This way, the dispatcher is giving the right answers to CPR, Heimlich, grease fire, burglary-in-progress, etc., and if an agency is then sued for the instructions given, the publishers of those pre-arrival instruction books want you to bring them in as a co-defendant.