adj.— «UPS has “hot” crews at maybe five or six airports across the country. There is one in ONT, DFW, RFD, SDF, PHL, and probably a few others. The crews show up, preflight the plane, and then are on a 30 minute launch window for an 8 hour duty period.» —“FDX (and maybe UPS?) “Sweeps” – A Question from an Outsider” by de727ups Airline Pilot Forums Dec. 29, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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