hold short

hold short

A term used in air traffic control phraseology when transmitted on radio means “these are instructions to aircraft hold at least 200 ft from the edge of the runway while awaiting permission to cross or proceed onto the runway.”
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One of the most-used examples is, "Tower, Cessna 12345, ready for departure, Runway 14L." "Cessna 12345, Tower, hold short Runway 14L." The caution below appears on many charts, but have you really assimilated what it's telling you?
One said: "The hedge funds which hold short positions have a vested interest in seeing the shares collapse." In response to concerns, Thomas Cook tweeted: "It's business as usual."
The university also planned to hold short courses at the institute, part of the civil engineering department, where students would also be awarded degrees.
* Be aware that hold short lines can be as far as 400 feet from the runway due to new Precision Obstacle Free Zone (POFZ) requirements.
Wilshire reported that the majority of systematic CTAs, continuing to hold short positions in commodity and equity markets, had a positive month, though they did give back returns when those markets rallied mid-month.
Earlier on Thursday, a PM House statement said quoting the premier, Given the current security situation, PCB should hold short series with India at a third location.
The response I got was, "Taxi via taxiway Charlie, Charlie one, Echo, hold short of runway 28 at Charlie one." It didn't register that the last part of the transmission might have been cut off.
12:32:42 MAS 370 Alfa 11 Standard route Hold short Bravo MAS370.
The Boeing 737-800 was cleared to taxi to runway 04 but those on board were instructed to hold short of the runway at holding point Foxtrot (F).
National level institutions of performing arts like Pakistan National Council of the Arts, Lok Virsa and Arts Councils hold short courses and workshops by experts in the field and music maestros while still regular studies with theory and specialized degree in the field is demanded by the budding musicians.
At the same time "the pilot of Egypt Air 986 read back the taxi instructions correctly; however failed to turn as instructed" and "crossed the hold short line for Runway 22R" which is 250 feet (76 meters) short of Runway 22R, according to the FAA.