assisted takeoff

An aerodyne takeoff assisted by additional acceleration provided by some external force such as a rocket, a self-propelled trolley, or a catapult. Hence, the terms jet-assisted or rocket-assisted takeoff.

Aviation dictionary. 2014.

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