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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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Notwithstanding these interventions, the Dispatch Rider again confronted the driver of the coaster bus transporting the media and threatened to beat him up for allowing the journalists to insult him.
We also tried to obtain my late father's medal - Albert Corke, a dispatch rider for the RASC - but we were told as he has passed away that we could not have it, which is sad as it would have been passed to future generations such as our grandson to remember the brave man who fought for our freedom and country.
Many North East men fought here, including my father, who, though shell-shocked, was a fortunate survivor after serving on the Western Front from 1914 to 1918 as a motorcyclist dispatch rider.
During the war Les served as a motorcycle dispatch rider with Royal Army Service Corps in France and Italy.
The writer mentioned that he was a dispatch rider in the RASC during WWII.
Unmarried Pc Lomas worked as a busker, diving instructor and dispatch rider before becoming a police officer, according to his entry on the Friends Reunited website.
Instead, he ended up working as a bike dispatch rider on the traffic-packed streets of London for a few years until a friend persuaded him that his future lay in acting.
Bill Evans was a dispatch rider in the Eighth Army, who served in the No 8 Petrol Unit of the RASC during the last world war.
My late husband was a dispatch rider in the army, so all my married life and courtship was spent around motorbikes, first as a pillion passenger and later, with a sidecar attached, with both sons aboard.
AS Remembrance Day approaches, Coventry kid Les Ryan, who was an army dispatch rider during the Second World War, writes on the memories it brings back.
Mr Goodsir said she still had fond memories of cycling to the event from Coventry with her father, who was a dispatch rider during the First World War.