VTOL(redirected from Verticle Takeoff Or Landing)
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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).]
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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
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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)]
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VTOL[ˈviːtɒl] N ABBR =vertical take-off and landing → ADAC m
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