station

i. A location on an aircraft identified by a number designating its distance from the datum, expressed in millimeters or inches.
ii. A fixed military base such as an Air Force Station or a Naval Air Station.
iii. The designated distance along the blade as measured from the center of the hub. Referred to as a blade station.
iv. The location of a radio transmitter. This is shown on the charts as .
v. The position of one aircraft in relation to the other. The act of maintaining this position is termed station keeping.
vi. In airline usage, an airport.
vii. A meteorological observation location. A station model gives various weather parameters prevalent at the time of observation at that location. See station model.
viii. The place of duty of a person, such as a turret station or a takeoff station.
ix. On station, already in the air and prepared to attack targets as directed, or to perform other tasks.

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