aircraft landing

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Noun1.aircraft landing - landing an aircraftaircraft 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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Global Aircraft Landing Gear Repair and Overhaul Market: Information by Aircraft Type (Fixed-Wing, Rotary-Wing), Application (Commercial, Military), Component (Landing Gear Steering, Actuation), Gear Position (Main, Nose Landing), Region-Forecast till 2023
Limited, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Safran Landing Systems, a company involved in aircraft landing and braking systems.
Civil Aviation Authority, Bangladesh (CAAB) Monday urged all not to throw laser ray targeting aircraft landing or taking off at country's major airports, reports BSS.
Chinese military aircraft landing for refuelling purposes only, Arevalo says
Taiwan's Transportation Ministry is planning not to charge aircraft landing fees at the airports in Hualien and Taitung in hopes of boosting local tourism.
But heavy rains in the past few days had soaked the unpaved 1.3-kilometer airstrip of Rancudo Airfield, which could be dangerous for aircraft landing, Director Arsenio Andolong, spokesperson of the Department of National Defense, said on Friday.
The number of aircraft landing and taking off at Abu Dhabi International in March fell by 1.5 per cent to 14,383, while the amount of cargo handled fell by 5.9 per cent to 67,364 tonnes.
According to a new market research report authored by US-based market research and consulting firm MarketsandMarkets the total commercial aircraft landing gear systems market is expected to reach USD 4,095.8m by 2018 with a CAGR of 4.8%.
MUC did not dispute that passenger fees rose 26% between 2001 and 2004, as stated by IATA; however, "aircraft landing fees based on aircraft weight and type decreased by 17% during the same period, [the] result of a new landing fee pricing structure requested by airlines serving Munich Airport." Using the example of a 737-300 carrying 104 passengers and weighing 63 tonnes flying within the EU, MUC said that "total passenger and aircraft landing fees...only increased 5.7% between 2001 and 2004," or an average annual rate of 1.9%.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-7 October 2005-Fog stops aircraft landing in Turku, Finland(C)1994-2005 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD
Dunlop Aerospace, in collaboration with Honeywell Aircraft Landing Systems, South Bend, Ind., will supply wheels and brakes for the A380.
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