- i. The distance traveled by an airplane from the commencement of takeoff to the point when it leaves the ground or water.ii. The field length measured from the brake release to the end of the ground run plus one-third of the airborne distance to the screen height (i.e., 35 ft).
Aviation dictionary. 2014.
Look at other dictionaries:
takeoff run available — The distance from the point on the surface of the aerodrome at which the airplane can commence its takeoff run to the farthest point in the direction of takeoff at which the surface of the aerodrome is capable of bearing the weight of the… … Aviation dictionary
Takeoff — is the phase of flight in which an aircraft goes through a transition from moving along the ground (taxiing) to flying in the air, usually starting on a runway. For balloons, helicopters and some specialized fixed wing aircraft (VTOL aircraft… … Wikipedia
run-up — i. To accelerate an engine under its own power for the purpose of testing the engine and its systems. ii. To test an engine piston, briefly at high power, and to check the dual ignition before takeoff. iii. The stage of flight during which aerial … Aviation dictionary
Rejected takeoff — A rejected takeoff or RTO (more commonly known outside aviation jargon as an aborted takeoff) is the situation in which it is decided to abort the takeoff of an airplane. There can be many reasons for deciding to perform a rejected takeoff, but… … Wikipedia
short takeoff and vertical landing aircraft — Fixed wing aircraft capable of clearing a 15 meter (50 foot) obstacle within 450 meters (1,500 feet) of commencing takeoff run, and capable of landing vertically. Also called STOVL. See also short takeoff and landing … Military dictionary
short takeoff and vertical landing aircraft — Fixed wing aircraft capable of clearing a 50 ft (15 m) obstacle within 1500 ft (450 m) of commencing a takeoff run and capable of landing vertically … Aviation dictionary
ground run — i. Starting an aircraft engine on the ground and, if necessary, opening up to maximum power to check either the engine or other aircraft systems. ii. The distance from the brake release to unstuck. This distance is less than the takeoff run (TOR) … Aviation dictionary
Dry Run (testing) — A Dry Run is a testing process where the effects of a possible failure are intentionally mitigated. For example, an aerospace company may conduct a dry run of a takeoff using a new aircraft on a runway before the first test flight.In computer… … Wikipedia
List of airliners by Maximum Takeoff Weight — This is a list for civilian airliners (including army civilian cargos, so C 5 Galaxy is excluded) sorted by Maximum Takeoff Weight. Considering there are many projects featuring large airliners, this list focus on the built and operational… … Wikipedia
See Homer Run — Infobox Simpsons episode episode name = See Homer Run episode no = 362 prod code = GABF21 airdate = November 20, 2005 writer = Stephanie Gillis director = Nancy Kruse blackboard = None couch gag = The Simpsons sit on the couch as normal. The… … Wikipedia