drop zone

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an agreed area where military supplies are dropped to ground troops

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To find a skydiving center near you, visit USPA's Drop Zone Directory at http://www.
As the death penalty for treason was not abolished until 1988, Blunt, named as a traitor by Margaret Thatcher nine years earlier, should, like Nazi propagandist William Joyce (Lord Haw-Haw), in 1946, have been designated his own drop zone on the gallows at Wandsworth prison.
In the afternoon, the training focus shifted from passengers to cargo--specifically the recovery of eight cargo items airdropped by C-130s from the 908th AW onto a drop zone 12 miles west of Maxwell AFB.
The final part of the exercise involved the helicopter recovery of the ground crew from the drop zone back to Maxwell.
To rearrange the pivot table, simply drag field headings to a new section of the report in Excel 2003 or to a different drop zone in Excel 2007.
Trouble began nearly two years ago for the rival companies, which had operated out of side-by-side Hobby Field hangers for more than a decade, landing their customers at a drop zone on and directly beside Creswell's Hobby Field.
Led in by spotter aircraft, Ritz said, the C-130s will plunge down to drop their loads just 150 feet off the ground in five drop zones in the Los Padres National Forest and Santa Monica Mountains.
It features autonomous GPS-guided steering systems that direct parafoils and their payloads to specified drop zones approximately the size of a soccer field.
Both Moore and Dave Wright of Wright Brothers say they have backup drop zones, though neither would say where.