airplane landing

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Noun1.airplane landing - landing an aircraftairplane 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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