drop zone


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an agreed area where military supplies are dropped to ground troops

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Meanwhile, both he and Wright are wrangling with Lane County's Land Management Division over the companies' use of nearby private farmland as an alternative drop zone.
The Shrimpers remain in the drop zone with this draw - their third in the last four games at Roots Hall.
The action capped a sometimes nasty 18-month standoff between city airport officials and the skydiving companies during city efforts to draft a more stringent drop zone user agreement.
Site: Perris Valley Skydiving drop zone in Riverside County, 2091 Goetz Road, Perris, CA.
I should have gone back to the drop zone and didn't.
Villa boss McLeish knows his skipper will be crucial as he tries to halt their alarming slide towards the drop zone.
During a five-month period between mid-September and mid-February the club managed only two victories from 21 league matches, leaving them perched only a point above the drop zone.
The Blues face Wigan in a crucial clash today with both hovering just above the drop zone.
Eugene Skydivers and Wright Brothers Skydiving were forced to find new parachute landing areas this summer, after both the city and the state withdrew permission for skydivers to continue using the longtime drop zone.
Richard Harcus, 30, who runs tiny Glasgow-based record label Drop Zone, was warned after his company's symbol was daubed on properties on the city's south side.
Wright-Phillips rode to the rescue and City now sit two points above the dreaded drop zone.
After watching him circle the drop zone repeatedly, family members began jokingly asking the instructors on the ground to radio him and tell him to land so they could all go eat.
Ipswich's win at Derby allowed Burley's men to clamber out of the drop zone for the first time since October - a remarkable turnaround given they were cast adrift at the bottom with just nine points on December 22.
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LUKE CHAMBERS helped Forest climb out of the drop zone - then laid into his own fans for demanding boss Steve Cotterill's head.