An airport procedure during which an aircraft is pushed
backwards away from an airport gate by external power, when there
isn't enough room for the aircraft to turn around under its own
power (which requires some degree of forward motion).
"There is a great and immediate need for an owners
organization that allows us to control our own destiny as a group.
By providing a united front, the owner-led organization will be
able to economically support the existing fleet of
Source: Randall Sanada of Jet Alliance, Inc.
Owners of Eclipse 500 jets -- essentially orphaned since the
manufacturer entered Chapter 7 bankruptcy this week -- have united
to explore the acquisition of the assets of Eclipse Aviation.