holding point


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holding point

[′hōl·diŋ ‚pȯint]
(navigation)
An identifiable point designated by an air-traffic control center as the position in the vicinity of which an aircraft is instructed to remain.

holding point

A specified location, identified by visual or other means, in the vicinity of which the position of an aircraft in flight is maintained in accordance with air traffic control clearance. Also called a holding fix
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To fly the same approach again, at some point when things are stable on the way to the missed approach holding point, KARSE, I'll just select direct to KARSE, the IAF (not KARSE, the missed approach holding point).
For sustainers on the BSA, additional tasks must be incorporated such as placing berms around fuel assets and the ammo in the ammunition transfer and holding point, identifying supply evacuation routes, and establishing decontamination sites.
As for holding point until you are able to flush the bird, again there is apparently an element of fearfulness.
The delegation including Lezgin Botan, Bedia EuzgE[micro]kce and Tuy-ba Hezer waited at the holding point for an hour.
"By the time russian pilots sight Argentinas (they were taxiing to Holding point of RW25R for take-off) on runway while they were on final approach, they did their best making an impressive and close go around.
The Munich holding point for looted and displaced art, which existed for a year only, forged unlikely friendships between individuals like my parents from the hitherto warring sides.
"Everything was safely powered down - we were in a position where we could hold everything at a safe holding point, but we couldn't start anything or run anything.
I also feel that the police used my pub as a holding point, without any consideration for the staff stuck inside.
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).
Air traffic control cleared us to enter the taxiway parallel to the southern runway and we proceeded down to the 08 right holding point and stopped adjacent to a Boeing 737 that was about to depart.