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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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.
The C-130's payload is split into 10 packages of 2,000 pounds that are shipped to each of these bases by UAV STOLs.
The average STOL (or the difference between SEL and LAY) was -0.
Forty-three hours after the last platform was derigged, a STOL Air Force aircraft landed on a newly constructed ALZ--a credit to the detailed planning, preparation, and execution of the initial-entry force.
In moving our Air Force into the STOL and STOVL world for CAS, we will look for training efficiencies to be gained by working jointly with the Marine Corps on facility use and course development.
There are even encounters with rare birds, such as the HE-111-Z (German Tow Plane) and Fiesler Storch (German STOL craft).
When extended, STOL performance is enhanced, with a stall speed of 63 mph.
KLIA will be managed by Malaysia Airports (Sepang) Berhad (MASB), a subsidiary of Malaysia Airports Berhad (MAB), which is backed by a wealth of expertise from its experience of managing the country's 37 airports, which includes five international airports, 14 domestic and 18 STOL ports.
PINK SHEETS: UITA) announced today that it plans to initiate an in-house flight test program to further study the STOL utility market for its planned humanitarian relief aircraft development.
The proposed STOL (Short take off a and landing) airport at Lumla would be a boon for security of the nation as Lumla's weather remains conducive for air operation, commented Lumla circle anchal chairperson Lobsang Yonten.
The Kodiak is a 10-place single engine turboprop utility airplane, designed for STOL (short take off and landing) use and float capability.
The DHC-6 Twin Otter is a Canadian 20-passenger STOL (Short Takeoff and Landing) utility aircraft developed by de Havilland Canada and currently produced by Viking Air.