Landing Wires

Technology / Aviation / Landing Wires: Interplane bracing wires that help support wingloads when the plane is on the ground. Direction of travel is downward and outward from the fuselage. Opposite of FLYING WIRES.

Other Words for Landing

Landing Noun Synonyms: landing-place, dock, pier, jetty, wharf, quay
Landing Verb Synonyms: touchdown, alighting, splashdown, docking
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Lift Wires

Technology / Aviation / Lift Wires: Interplane bracing wires that help support wingloads when the plane is in flight. Direction of travel is upward from the bottom of the fuselage to the top of the interplane struts. Also known as FLYIN MORE

Flying Wires

Technology / Aviation / Flying Wires: Interplane bracing wires that help support wingloads when the plane is in flight. Direction of travel is upward and outward from the fuselage to the interplane struts. Also known as LIFT WIRES, the op MORE

Landing Wires

Technology / Aviation / Landing Wires: Interplane bracing wires that help support wingloads when the plane is on the ground. Direction of travel is downward and outward from the fuselage. Opposite of FLYING WIRES. MORE

Pancake Landing

Technology / Aviation / Pancake Landing: an aircraft landing procedure in which the aircraft is on an even plane with the runway. As the aircraft reduces speed and lift, it drops to the ground in a flat or prone attitude. MORE

Stair Landing

Business / Construction / Stair Landing: A platform between flights of stairs or at the termination of a flight of stairs. Often used when stairs change direction. Normally no less than 3 ft. X 3 ft. Square. MORE

Soft Landing

Business / Finance / Soft Landing: The value of research services that brokerage houses supply to investment managers 'free of charge' in exchange for the investment manager's business commissions. MORE

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