mooring mast


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mooring mast

[′mu̇r·iŋ ‚mast]
(aerospace engineering)
A mast or pole with fittings at the top to secure any lighter-than-air craft, such as a dirigible or blimp.
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Ten days after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, he joined his squadronmates in Marine Scout Bombing Squadron (VMSB) 231 on a 1,137-mile over water flight from Ewa Mooring Mast Field in Hawaii to Midway Atoll as part of the effort to bolster its defenses.
As it approached the mooring mast at Lakehurst, it exploded, killing 35 of the 97 passengers on board and one person on the ground.
The dirigible Hindenburg was destroyed by fire as it approached its mooring mast at Lakehurst, N.
According to Hybrid Air Vehicles Ltd, the aircraft was not flying at the time of the incident but instead was on its mooring masts.