pull chocks

pull chocks

and pull up stakes
tv. to leave a place. (see also up stakes.) Time to pull chocks and get out of here. We pulled up stakes and moved on.
See also: chock, pull
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We were ready to taxi and signaled for the plane captain (PC) to pull chocks.
While we waited for the hand signal to pull chocks and chains, I noticed someone outside the rotor arc pointing at the tail section of the aircraft.
The handler in charge of the aircraft waited until the deck was clear, signaled us to pull chocks and chains on the E-2C, and began to direct the aircraft.
When the deck was clear, he signaled for us to pull chocks and chains.
While standing on the port side of the aircraft, waiting for the signal to pull chocks, he noticed movement near the tail cone.
captain passed control of the plane, the yellowshirt gave the signal to pull chocks and chains.