STOL


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STOL

abbr.
short takeoff and landing

STOL

(stɒl)
n
1. (Aeronautics) a system in which an aircraft can take off and land in a short distance
2. (Aeronautics) an aircraft using this system. Compare VTOL
[C20: s(hort) t(ake) o(ff and) l(anding)]
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Because VGs do essentially the same as a STOL kit without the weight, we would suggest a VG kit from Micro Aerodynamics (www.
Also, using STOL capability on a plane expected to fly 2,400 nautical miles (NM) with a 172,200-pound payload including outsized cargo was much different than using STOL on a plane expected to fly a 400-mile radius with a 27,000-pound payload.
A 150 with a STOL kit has a pretty steep deck angle when doing such maneuvers, what with the leading edge cuff and droop tips holding in all that lift.
There's an airshow on Sunday afternoon, and on Sunday night there's an awards banquet for the STOL contest, which includes various classes of planes.
Bristol City v WBA BRI STOL City's Nicky Maynard is out to make West Brom pay for three months of frustration tomorrow.
No one in the world seems to want to put a UAV together with STOL technology, but it is such an obvious payoff.
For example, large positive values of STOL indicate a firm's preference for sell-off, whereas large negative values indicate a preference for layoff.
With Quest now in production mode and commercial orders on the books through 2008, Kennedy comments, "While spending only $14 million of largely-donated funds, the trustees have created a beautiful, versatile, rugged STOL conforming prototype.
Construct a STOL airstrip; upgrade to C-130 assault landing zone (ALZ) capability.
It also is our intent, as we go through the PPBS process and working with the Congress, to equip this future CAS force with the STOVL variant of the F-35, with an emphasis on STOL.
The US1A STOL amphibian is a large four-engine turboprop aircraft utilizing a boundary layer compressor to boost wing lift and thus enhance its short takeoff and landing capabilities.
When extended, STOL performance is enhanced, with a stall speed of 63 mph.