wave-off


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wave-off

An action to abort a landing, initiated by the bridge, primary flight control, landing safety officer or enlisted man, or pilot at his or her discretion. The response to a wave-off signal is mandatory. See also abort; primary flight control.
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Noun1.wave-off - an approach that fails and gives way to another attempt
landing approach - the approach to a landing field by an airplane
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