technical stop

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technical stop (plural technical stops)

  1. (aviation) A stop most commonly used to refuel the aircraft, to make unexpected essential repairs or to respond to some emergency need to land the aircraft. No traffic is unloaded or loaded during a technical stop.[1]

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  1. ^ "ICAO DATA+: GLOSSARY", (PDF) International Civil Aviation Organization. URL accessed on April 9, 2012.