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pamper pole

pamper pole  n.— «Amid towering trees in a woodland setting was the ropes course area: there was a climbing tower, a pole and cargo netting that looked like something from army training camp. Barclay pointed to the “pamper...

freight dog

freight dog  n.— «Cargo pilots—”freight dogs” as they sometimes call themselves—and safety advocates say that is part of the problem: The companies won’t put safety ahead of the bottom line.» —“Newspaper investigation...

supermanning

supermanning  n.— «The Navy said Thursday a Texas-based helicopter crewman who fell to his death in October was performing a stunt called “Supermanning.” The stunt involved hanging from an open cargo door and letting the rushing wind “fly”...

freight dog

freight dog  n.— «Prince said Gross had been a flight instructor and a “freight dog” for the company for four years. A freight dog is a term for a pilot who flies cargo.» —“Pilot in plane crash...

microoxen

microoxen  n.— «The researchers attached a cargo of polystyrene beads to the backs of green algae cells and used light to guide them up and down the chambers.…The team have coined the term “microoxen” for the load...

sandbox

sandbox  n.— «They call it the “Sandbox Express.” For seven weeks, crews from Andrews like this one have endured a grueling, round-the-clock schedule ferrying thousands of tons of cargo and tens of thousands of troops to bases...