gate position

gate position

A designated space or position on an apron for an aircraft to remain parked while loading or unloading passengers and cargo. It is the gate number allotted to a particular flight.
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Dubai: Dignitaries, sponsors, owners, trainers and jockeys all gathered along with multitudes of media from across the world for a reception in the Meydan Grandstand, the purpose of which was to make the gate position draw for Dubai World Cup night's Group 1 contests.
Figure 13 below presents the results of shrinkage in the far from the gate position in the flow path.
Counted from the gate position at x = 0, the girder centerline and the lower end of the conduit are at a distance of 6.75 and 29.6 m, respectively.
It allows airlines to use any desk or gate position for passenger check-in and bag drop.
This system was developed to control the fertilizer application rate of an implement based on its effective parameters (travel speed and fertilizer metering device gate position).
Nadal (Atherton-Rees Narberth) and driver Mathew Tromans while making the most of their gate position, secured the rst Novice heat from Habberley Playboy (Johns Shrewsbury) with the backmarker Miss Jackpot (Langford Ammanford) in third.
The position and orientation of the aircraft are visible on-screen and Lido/AMM can also highlight the gate position or runway entry on the airport map as required.
"We tried a few changes, including changing the gate position and adding risers to feed additional metal into the casting as it cooled."
"From his gate position, we will be positive with him.
This involves moving magazine and outfeed side guides, the side nozzle positions and the top gate position. All size change parameters are tool-free using thumbscrews to release and move the parts to pre-set end stops.
Apart from a bizarre choice of gate position in the final which would have cost him success but for a rerun, the teenager did little wrong in racing to a 24-point maximum and will need a similar performance tonight to give him the slightest chance of claiming the overall crown in his debut season.