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Landing

Meanings and phrases

landing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an intermediate platform in a staircase
  2. structure providing a place where boats can land people or goods; landing place
  3. the act of coming down to the earth (or other surface)
  4. the act of coming to land after a voyage

aircraft landing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. landing an aircraft; airplane landing

airplane landing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. landing an aircraft; aircraft landing

amphibious landing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a military action of coordinated land, sea, and air forces organized for an invasion
E.g.
  • On 1 November 1944 the amphibious landing near Vlissingen commenced.
  • Brolo was the scene of an amphibious landing during the Battle of Sicily in World War II.
  • The offensive came to an abrupt end when the Red Army staged an amphibious landing at Kerch.

battle of Pittsburgh Landing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the second great battle of the American Civil War (1862); the battle ended with the withdrawal of Confederate troops but it was not a Union victory; Shiloh; battle of Shiloh

blind landing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. using only instruments for flying an aircraft because you cannot see through clouds or mists etc.; blind flying

crash landing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an emergency landing under circumstances where a normal landing is impossible (usually damaging the aircraft)
E.g.
  • It flies over Canada and finally makes a crash landing on a frozen Alaska river.
  • German machine gunners shoot down three aircraft; Roy and Monte survive a crash landing.
  • Disaster strikes when the plane's controls fail and Gaby is forced to make a crash landing in the Bush.

diversionary landing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an amphibious diversionary attack

emergency landing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an unscheduled airplane landing that is made under circumstances (engine failure or adverse weather) not under the pilot's control; forced landing
E.g.
  • The flight made an emergency landing at Manchester Airport.
  • Andres attempted an emergency landing near Landsmeer, Amsterdam.
  • Due to the incident, the crew had to conduct an emergency landing.

forced landing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an unscheduled airplane landing that is made under circumstances (engine failure or adverse weather) not under the pilot's control; emergency landing
E.g.
  • Li radioed in that he was going to attempt a forced landing.
  • On 16 March, he made a forced landing at Almorox following combat damage sustained by his He 70.
  • The plane made a forced landing at the nearby cricket ground, which caused damage to the aircraft.

instrument landing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an aircraft landing made entirely by means of instruments
E.g.
  • Runway 13/31 has an instrument landing system.
  • The airport is equipped with an instrument landing system.
  • Since 2013 the airport operates a CATII instrument landing system (ILS).

landing approach

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the approach to a landing field by an airplane

landing craft

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. naval craft designed for putting ashore troops and equipment
E.g.
  • At Cowes, "Prince Henry" embarked the 528th Flotilla of landing craft.
  • Officers and men trained on nearby beaches to use various landing craft.
  • Two water tankers, each holding , arrived on 21 September on landing craft.

landing deck

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the upper deck of an aircraft carrier; used as a runway; flight deck

landing field

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a place where planes take off and land; airfield; flying field; field
E.g.
  • The Aerodrome acted as a relief landing field for CFS Debert that was located nearby.
  • Red lights denote an airway beacon between landing fields while green denotes a beacon adjacent or upon a landing field.
  • The HH-3 was struck by enemy fire, losing hydraulic pressure, and forcing the pilot to head for an emergency landing field.

landing flap

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a flap on the underside of the wing that is lowered to slow the plane for landing

landing gear

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an undercarriage that supports the weight of the plane when it is on the ground
E.g.
  • Conventional fixed landing gear, with a rear skid.
  • Conventional fixed landing gear with a tail wheel.
  • The landing gear was conventional, with a rear skid.

landing net

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a bag-shaped fishnet on a long handle to take a captured fish from the water

landing party

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a part of a ship's company organized for special duties ashore
E.g.
  • Thomas Dover led the landing party that met Selkirk.
  • Also with landing party assisting Army in Jolo.
  • The landing party splits up and explores their surroundings.

landing place

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. structure providing a place where boats can land people or goods; landing
E.g.
  • The island had no landing place with sheer cliffs rising on all sides.
  • The village of Barakoma near the island's southeastern tip was selected as the landing place.
  • Since 2002, it has been the landing place of the natural gas from the Ormen Lange (gas field) gas field.

landing skid

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. one of two parts of the landing gear of a helicopter

landing stage

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. platform from which passengers and cargo can be (un)loaded
E.g.
  • Due to a storm surge, a landing stage on Barrow Island sustained minor damage.
  • The club shares a landing stage with St Leonard's School Durham who occupy the adjacent boathouse.
  • The original College landing stage was too close to the weir and has been abandoned for many decades.

landing strip

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an airfield without normal airport facilities; airstrip; flight strip; strip
E.g.
  • It also had a landing strip for small airplanes.
  • Batken International Airport started its operations in 1958 as a landing strip.
  • Kerben Airport started its operations in 1950s as a landing strip in the then Karavan.

three-point landing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a landing in which all three wheels of the aircraft touch the ground at the same time

landing site

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The coordinates of the landing site on Mars are: .
  • Normandy was therefore chosen as the landing site.
  • Gale Crater was the MSL landing site in 2012.

tricycle landing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The tricycle landing gear made for excellent visibility while taxiing.
  • The F-15 has a spine-mounted air brake and retractable tricycle landing gear.
  • The model B is a high-wing, fixed tricycle landing gear, twin engine aircraft.

tricycle landing gear

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The tricycle landing gear made for excellent visibility while taxiing.
  • The F-15 has a spine-mounted air brake and retractable tricycle landing gear.
  • The model B is a high-wing, fixed tricycle landing gear, twin engine aircraft.

before landing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • While tied to the post, he metamorphoses into an insect and flies overhead before landing in the crowds.
  • The bees left England in September 1862, spending 79 days at sea in Woodbury hives before landing at Melbourne.
  • He went through several trials in Romania, before landing a contract with Liga I side FC Botoșani in June 2014.

landing ship

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He was division officer aboard the cruiser and the tank landing ship .
  • USS LST-991 USS "LST-991" was an "LST-542"-class tank landing ship in the United States Navy.
  • SS Empire Broadsword Empire Broadsword was a Type C1-S-AY-1 infantry landing ship built in 1943 as Cape Marshall.

conventional landing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Landing gear options are tricycle gear, conventional landing gear and floats.
  • The Polen Special is a low-wing monoplane with retractable conventional landing gear.
  • The Atlantis is a two-seat side-by side low wing aircraft with conventional landing gear.

landing zone

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Those engagements took place in an area southwest of the landing zone.
  • Syrian artillery from the nearby village Irneh shelled the landing zone and seriously wounded one Israeli.
  • The friendly ground force, pinned down by enemy fire, had been unable to reach and secure the landing zone.

main landing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The plane suffered structural damage to the main landing gear and the lower fuselage.
  • The main landing gear, housed in the nacelles behind the engines, were raised and lowered hydraulically.
  • It then struck the ground again, shearing off the main landing gear and displacing the nosewheel rearward.

conventional landing gear

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Landing gear options are tricycle gear, conventional landing gear and floats.
  • The Polen Special is a low-wing monoplane with retractable conventional landing gear.
  • The Atlantis is a two-seat side-by side low wing aircraft with conventional landing gear.

landing force

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The landing force boarded their ships and moved towards their next targets.
  • These forces carried on board four CAMS 37 flying boats and an Army landing force.
  • Courbet nevertheless did what he could to give Lespès a respectable landing force.

landing area

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It covers and includes a helicopter landing area, a lake, and a tennis court.
  • The landing area is long by wide; it is angled at 8 degrees off of the ship's axis.

takeoff and landing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The aircraft's droop-nose lowered to provide visibility during takeoff and landing.
  • Devices must be held or put in the seat-back pocket during the actual takeoff and landing.
  • The helicopter was conducting takeoff and landing drills and had taken off from the destroyer Setogiri.

main landing gear

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The plane suffered structural damage to the main landing gear and the lower fuselage.
  • The main landing gear, housed in the nacelles behind the engines, were raised and lowered hydraulically.
  • It then struck the ground again, shearing off the main landing gear and displacing the nosewheel rearward.

landing system

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Runway 13/31 has an instrument landing system.
  • The airport is equipped with an instrument landing system.
  • Since 2013 the airport operates a CATII instrument landing system (ILS).

tank landing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He was division officer aboard the cruiser and the tank landing ship .
  • USS LST-991 USS "LST-991" was an "LST-542"-class tank landing ship in the United States Navy.
  • Likewise, in 1943 he was head of the acceptance mission for the "LST-1"-class tank landing ships in New Orleans.

landing sites

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It will also aid in the selection of future landing sites.
  • At the first MSL Landing Site workshop, 33 potential landing sites were identified.
  • The island was one of 33 emergency landing sites worldwide for the NASA Space Shuttle.

first landing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The mission-loaded LM weighed , compared to for the Apollo 11 LM which made the first landing.
  • A DC-3 Dakota of the Royal Norwegian Air Force (RNoAF) undertook the first landing on 17 September 1954.
  • As the spacecraft designated for the first landing attempt were still being assembled, this was not done.

landing ships

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The government of Singapore deployed two helicopter landing ships there.
  • All dock landing ships are named after cities or important places in U.S. and U.S.
  • The RAN's landing ships and , purchased in 1994, were still being refitted, and were unavailable.

landing point

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The precise first land sighting and landing point was San Salvador Island.
  • Gibtelecom is also a partner in the EIG cable system, which will have a landing point in Gibraltar.
  • Anchored apart in Port Pleasant, the landing ships were near Fitzroy, the designated landing point.

upon landing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This control is both during launch and upon landing.
  • He was informed of the news by coach Frank Rijkaard upon landing.
  • The only injury was suffered by Wetzel, who broke his leg upon landing.

lunar landing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Ares V would have placed the Altair lunar landing vehicle into low Earth orbit.
  • A more advanced version of the EMU was used for the lunar landing on Apollo 11.
  • Skylab was the only launch not directly related to the Apollo lunar landing program.

helicopter landing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • There are also a number of helicopter landing strips.
  • The building also has a helicopter landing pad at the roofdeck.
  • However, nowadays there are a few helipads (helicopter landing pads).

retractable landing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Phoebus B is the same as model A except that model B has retractable landing gear.
  • Two sets of retractable landing gear were built and tested, but were sold to other homebuilders.
  • It has two 100 hp Rotax 912S piston engines, variable pitch propellers, and retractable landing gear.

landing operations

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • His expertise was in fact indispensable for successful landing operations.
  • The naval expedition leaves Lisbon on 24 April, with the landing operations starting on 26 April.
  • On the eve of America's entry into World War II, CAA began to extend its ATC responsibilities to takeoff and landing operations at airports.

retractable landing gear

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Phoebus B is the same as model A except that model B has retractable landing gear.
  • Two sets of retractable landing gear were built and tested, but were sold to other homebuilders.
  • It has two 100 hp Rotax 912S piston engines, variable pitch propellers, and retractable landing gear.

moon landing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • TRANSPAC-1 was part of the network that supported the Apollo 11 moon landing mission in 1969.
  • In 1914, Henri Stahl published "Un român în lună" ("A Romanian on the Moon"), themed around the possibility of a moon landing.
  • During the moon landing, Armstrong carried with him a fraternity badge, which he subsequently donated to the General Headquarters of the fraternity.

tank landing ship

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He was division officer aboard the cruiser and the tank landing ship .
  • USS LST-991 USS "LST-991" was an "LST-542"-class tank landing ship in the United States Navy.
  • USS LST-517 The USS "LST-517" was a tank landing ship in the service of the United States Navy during World War II.

landing ground

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The landing ground was also temporarily operated by No.
  • Work began on creating a landing ground at Folks Wood, Lympne in the autumn of 1915.
  • Work began on creating a landing ground at Folks Wood, Lympne, in the autumn of 1915.

landing zones

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Daisy Cutters were used to primaily clear landing zones and to eliminate mine fields.
  • Players are able to traverse the game world or deploy directly to landing zones that allow for different approaches.
  • On 14 July as CH-46s inserted the 2/1 Marines into four landing zones around Tay Bang An they came under fire damaging seven helicopters.

landing beaches

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The fortress at the end of the southern landing beaches (a.k.a.
  • Similar positions were crafted along the stretch of landing beaches.
  • At the end of the first day, the Americans held their stretch of landing beaches, but little else.

landing pad

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The building also has a helicopter landing pad at the roofdeck.
  • The hospital opened a helicopter landing pad in 2009 to receive cardiac and stroke patients.
  • Precaution must be taken in view of the active helicopter landing pad, located on the west side of the summit.

landing strips

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • There are also a number of helicopter landing strips.
  • The landing strips are also very precarious.
  • Opened in 1933 with five grass landing strips, the main strip 5000 ft long.

began landing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • After an extensive bombardment, XIII Corps began landing during the night of 2/3 September.
  • On 2 June 1944 it embarked at East India Docks, London, bound for Normandy and began landing on 7 June (D + 1).
  • He set sail in June 1776 and began landing troops on Staten Island near the entrance to New York Harbor on July 2.

during the landing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • However, the radio equipment was lost during the landing.
  • A circular approach was used to lose altitude during the landing phase.
  • The burn lasted 367 seconds and simulated the throttle pattern to be used during the landing on the Moon.

landing near

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Andres attempted an emergency landing near Landsmeer, Amsterdam.
  • On 1 November 1944 the amphibious landing near Vlissingen commenced.
  • On 29 June 1942, during the Black Sea campaign, a number of MTMs supported a diversionary German landing near Balaklava.

safe landing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The severely damaged aircraft made a safe landing at Nörvenich Air Base.
  • William brings the aircraft in to a safe landing and rushes Tommy to the hospital.
  • On 11 May 1943 their first signal was picked up in Cairo, reporting their safe landing and that they were on the run.
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