Jettison


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Jettison

To throw property overboard from a ship, especially in an emergency. Under maritime law, property that has been jettisoned (called jetsam) becomes the property of whoever finds it.
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The full-scale jettison motor test successfully met test plan objectives, providing data to validate analytical models.
The last thing you need is a cockpit door flying off the hinges in the hangar or on the flight line because of the weight of a helmet hanging on the jettison door handle.
Although I was headed out to sea to jettison my stores, I felt uneasy about doing so without any guidance from outside my cockpit.
Strickler secured fuel jettison at 400 pounds per side and, with AT1 Perry's assistance, initiated engine restart; however, the engine would not restart.
We've come up with a door safety device that will prevent the jettison door handle From being pulled.
Due to population density immediately under him, he flew to the alternate jettison area while maintaining the 1:1 glide ratio.
All testing leading up to Saturday's weapon jettison went extremely well,'' Maj.
Stepping on the ejector rack's jettison cable can damage insulation and crush the internal wires.
Scientists expect such collisions to be much more common now, at the peak of the sun's 11-year activity cycle, when the sun can jettison CMEs in relatively rapid succession.
Once initiated, the system controls the canopy jettison system and initiates each of the ejection seat systems.
During an aircraft refuel, TSgt McLaughlin detected fuel running from the E-4B aircraft jettison valve.
Standing water inside the canopy jettison handle access door (T50) of your Apache means you need a rotor rooter job, repairers.