screen height


screen height
The height above the ground of an imaginary screen that the aircraft would just clear when taking off or landing, in an unbanked attitude and with the landing gear extended. For takeoff and landing, this is normally 35 ft. Some definitions take it as 50 ft.

Aviation dictionary. 2014.

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