jumpmaster
noun Date: 1941 a person who supervises parachutists

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  • Jumpmaster — A jumpmaster is a person who supervises the jumping of paratroopers or other parachutists from an airplane. They are typically experienced senior jumpers.MilitaryIn military applications, they are used for static line and freefall jumps.CanadaIn… …   Wikipedia

  • jumpmaster — The assigned airborne qualified individual who controls paratroops from the time they enter the aircraft until they exit. See also stick commander (air transport) …   Military dictionary

  • jumpmaster — /jump mas teuhr, mah steuhr/, n. a person who supervises the jumping of paratroopers or other parachutists. [1940 45; JUMP + MASTER] * * * …   Universalium

  • jumpmaster — noun One who supervises the jumping of paratroopers or other parachutists from an aeroplane …   Wiktionary

  • jumpmaster — The person designated to supervise a parachutist’s exit from the aircraft. He or she is an airborne qualified individual who is in command of the stick of parachutists from the time they enter the aircraft until they exit. See also stick (ii) …   Aviation dictionary

  • jumpmaster — /ˈdʒʌmpmastə/ (say jumpmahstuh) noun someone who controls parachutists from the time they enter the aircraft until they exit; stick commander …   Australian English dictionary

  • jumpmaster — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun : a person in charge of the jumping (as of parachute troops) * * * /jump mas teuhr, mah steuhr/, n. a person who supervises the jumping of paratroopers or other parachutists. [1940 45; JUMP + MASTER] …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Paratrooper — Paratroopers are soldiers trained in parachuting and generally operate as part of an airborne force. Paratroopers are used for tactical advantage as they can be inserted into the battlefield from the air, thereby allowing them to be positioned in …   Wikipedia

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