spot hover

spot hover

[′spät ‚həv·ər]
(aerospace engineering)
To remain stationary relative to a point on the ground while airborne.
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spot hover

A helicopter training maneuver in which a helicopter hovers at a low level over a point, turning through four successive headings 90° apart.
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