VTOL


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VTOL

 (vē′tôl′)
n.
1. The capability of taking off and landing vertically, without use of a runway.
2. An aircraft having such capability.

[v(ertical) t(ake)o(ff and) l(anding).]

VTOL

(ˈviːtɒl)
n
1. (Aeronautics) vertical takeoff and landing; a system in which an aircraft can take off and land vertically
2. (Aeronautics) an aircraft that uses this system. Compare STOL

VTOL

(ˈviˌtɔl)

n.
a convertiplane capable of taking off and landing vertically, having forward speeds comparable to those of conventional aircraft.
[1955–60; v(ertical) t(ake)o(ff and) l(anding)]
Translations

VTOL

[ˈviːtɒl] N ABBR =vertical take-off and landingADAC m
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