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.

Other Words for Landing

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

Entertainment / Football / Pancake: A particularly hard block that leaves the blocked player lying flat on the field. This statistic is not recorded in NFL, but in NFL computer games, they are the statistics used to determine who is a g 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

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

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

Landing Roll

Technology / Aviation / Landing Roll: the distance an aircraft travels on the ground after touchdown to the point it can be stopped or exits to the taxiway. MORE

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