holding bay

holding bay

holding bay
A defined area on an airfield where aircraft in motion either taxiing or being towed can be held to facilitate ground movement or accommodate the queue for takeoff. At some airports where the peak demand results in full occupancy at all gate positions, ground control will often route an aircraft to a holding bay until a gate becomes available. During peak hours, aircraft may be held in the bay until given a takeoff position, at which time they move to the holding area.
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The aircraft was at the holding bay expecting clearance for take-off when the incident occurred.
The women were joined by Walsall North MP Eddie Hughes in collecting the uniforms, which will now go on to a holding bay in Mansfield, before being transported to Malawi and Zambia.
TAURUS APRIL 22 - MAY 21 If you feel as though there's heaps to think about, more questions than answers, that wouldn't be surprising as Mercury is hyped up in the holding bay of your chart, although something you don't get to do seems to open a welcome door by the weekend.
The Government plan to use the airfield as an HGV holding bay to prevent traffic jams at Channel ports after a no-deal Brexit.
The Government plans to use the airfield as a giant HGV holding bay to prevent traffic jams around Channel ports if there is UK border disruption in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
Bin lorries reverse in and tip mounds of green recycling bags in the holding bay.
Eels are known to cross short distances of land between water sources but Surf Snowdonia believe the most likely explanation would be that they entered the water in a holding bay between the hydro-electric plant and the lagoon.
The project, claimed to offer benefits to patients, their surgeons and the teaching community locally and elsewhere in the region, covers approximately 9,600 square feet, comprises the suite with three ORs, six recovery rooms, a holding bay for four patients, a room for families and other spaces.
Earlier this week Health Minister Jim Wells denied Musgrave Park Hospital was being used as a holding bay for an overspill of RVH patients.
The Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District has approved an additional 4.4 fulltime equivalent (FTE) nursing positions, including a designated clinical products nurse and holding bay nurse, plus more clerical staff and operating assistants--about nine FTE theatre positions in total.
A truck full of computers and clothing - which had been kept in a holding bay in the school hall - was loaded up last Friday.