airplane landing

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Noun1.airplane landing - landing an aircraftairplane landing - landing an aircraft      
landing - the act of coming down to the earth (or other surface); "the plane made a smooth landing"; "his landing on his feet was catlike"
emergency landing, forced landing - an unscheduled airplane landing that is made under circumstances (engine failure or adverse weather) not under the pilot's control
GCA, ground-controlled approach - aircraft landing in bad weather in which the pilot is talked down by ground control using precision approach radar
three-point landing - a landing in which all three wheels of the aircraft touch the ground at the same time
instrument landing - an aircraft landing made entirely by means of instruments
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Ornskoldsvik has a tiny airport and it's costly to keep air traffic controllers there who spend hours with no planes to land, said Erik Backman, who runs the remote airplane landing centre from the town of Sundsvall.
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including the failed Christmas Day bombing of an airplane landing in Detroit in 2009, the report added.
Since that time, some problems have been solved including light reflection from the ground, short period of paint stability on surface, being dirty, opaqueness of the runway surface, and the lack of sufficient sight for airplane landing.
the blaze rushing toward them sounded like "a big airplane landing at the airport.
6 million, airplane landing fees, airplane parking fees, the renting of space to airlines and the use of walkways.
The Vice President of the Government of Southern Sudan Riak Machar has dismissed any knowledge of reports of an Ethiopian airplane landing in Juba with heavy weapons.
During the attempt of airplane landing, chassis did not work well, that's why it was necessary to make forced landing in Urumchi airport.
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