- belly landing
- Landing an aircraft with wheels retracted or partially down.
Aviation dictionary. 2014.
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Belly landing — A Belly landing is an emergency landing procedure in which an aircraft lands without its landing gear fully extended mdash;using its underside, or belly, as its primary landing device. During a belly landing, there is normally extensive damage to … Wikipedia
belly landing — n. landing an aircraft directly on the fuselage without using the landing gear … English contemporary dictionary
belly landing — noun see belly land … New Collegiate Dictionary
belly landing — noun see belly land … Useful english dictionary
belly-landing — noun (C) the act of landing a plane without using special equipment … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
belly landing — n. aircraft landing without use of wheels … English slang
landing — n 1. debarkation, disembarkment, disembarkation, dismounting, deplaning, going ashore, arrival; alighting, lighting, touchdown, splashdown, pancake, belly flop, belly whop, belly whopper., Aeron. three point landing, Aeron. belly landing. 2. dock … A Note on the Style of the synonym finder
belly — n. & v. n. (pl. ies) 1 the part of the human body below the chest, containing the stomach and bowels. 2 the stomach, esp. representing the body s need for food. 3 the front of the body from the waist to the groin. 4 the underside of a four legged … Useful english dictionary
belly-land — verb land on the underside without the landing gear • Topics: ↑air travel, ↑aviation, ↑air • Hypernyms: ↑land, ↑set down • Verb Frames: Something s … Useful english dictionary
belly flop — noun a dive in which the abdomen bears the main force of impact with the water • Syn: ↑belly flopper, ↑belly whop, ↑belly whopper • Hypernyms: ↑dive, ↑diving * * * I. noun … Useful english dictionary