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Definition of the noun aircraft landing
What does aircraft landing mean as a name of something?
- landing an aircraft
- lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
- synonym of aircraft landing: airplane landing
- more generic word: landing = the act of coming down to the earth
- more specific terms:
- emergency landing / forced landing = an unscheduled airplane landing that is made under circumstances (engine failure or adverse weather) not under the pilot's control
- ground-controlled approach / GCA = aircraft landing in bad weather in which the pilot is talked down by ground control using precision approach radar
- three-point landing = a landing in which all three wheels of the aircraft touch the ground at the same time
- instrument landing = an aircraft landing made entirely by means of instruments
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by Patricia M. Kearns
A flexible, fence-like obstruction used to engage and absorb the momentum of an aircraft landing on an aircraft carrier in the event it fails to engage the aircraft arresting cable. AIRCRAFT ARRESTING CABLE. A heavy cable spanning the flight ...
by John McDonough, Karen Egolf
Department of Transportation, which was responsible for granting the supersonic aircraft landing rights. Environmental groups decried the Concorde¦ which ...
by Martin Weik
An aircraft landing guidance system that (a) provides lateral positioning estimates for aircraft curved approach landing ...
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- Aircraft landing
US Air Force's F-18 Super Hornet fighter landing on an aircraft carrier CVN-71 Theodore Roosevelt
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- Aircraft landing
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- Aircraft Landing Dynamics Facility
The Aircraft Landing Dynamics Facility (ALDF) at Langley Research Center was used to test landing gear and how they act when they touch the runway at high speed. ALDF achieved a 200 knot design speed. It has since been decommissioned.
Image # : L-1985-7803
Date: July 3, 1985
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