- measured landing distance
- The distance established from a point where the aircraft is 50 ft (15 m) over the runway (assumed to be a hard, level, dry surface) at a speed not less than “1.3 V-stall” (1.3 × stalling speed) to the point where the airplane reaches the full stop, following a steady, full-flap, no-power approach, and maximum braking.
Aviation dictionary. 2014.
Look at other dictionaries:
available landing distance — The portion of the runway available for landing and rollout for aircraft cleared for LAHSO (landing and hold short operation). This distance is measured from the landing threshold to the hold short point … Aviation dictionary
Landing craft — are boats and seagoing vehicles used to convey a landing force (infantry and vehicles) from the sea to the shore during an amphibious assault. Most renowned are those used to storm the beaches of Normandy, the Mediterranean, and many Pacific… … Wikipedia
Distance measuring equipment — D VOR/DME ground station DME by itself Distance measuring equipment (DME) is a t … Wikipedia
Moon landing conspiracy theories — Astronauts Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong in NASA s training mockup … Wikipedia
Moon landing — For other uses, see Moon landing (disambiguation). Still frame from the video transmission of Neil Armstrong stepping onto the surface of the Moon at 02:56 UTC on 21 July 1969. An estimated 500 million people worldwide watched this event,… … Wikipedia
Accuracy landing — is one of the oldest skydiving disciplines, in which skydivers attempt to land as closely as possible to a pre determined target. [citebook|title=The Parachute Manual: A Technical Treatise on Aerodynamic Decelerators |author= Dan… … Wikipedia
Air safety — is a term encompassing the theory, investigation and categorization of flight failures, and the prevention of such failures through regulation, education and training. It can also be applied in the context of campaigns that inform the public as… … Wikipedia
MythBusters (2011 season) — Country of origin Australia United States Broadcast Original channel Discovery Channel Original run … Wikipedia
Radar — For other uses, see Radar (disambiguation). A long range radar antenna, known as ALTAIR, used to detect and track space objects in conjunction with ABM testing at the Ronald Reagan Test Site on Kwajalein Atoll … Wikipedia
Hayabusa — This article is about the spacecraft. For other uses, see Hayabusa (disambiguation). Hayabusa A computer rendering of Hayabusa above Itokawa s surface Operator … Wikipedia