STOL aircraft


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STOL aircraft:

see short takeoff and landing aircraftshort takeoff and landing aircraft
(STOL), heavier-than-air craft, capable of rising from and descending to the ground with only a short length of runway, but incapable of doing so vertically. The precise definition of an STOL aircraft has not been universally agreed upon.
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STOL aircraft

[′stōl ‚er·kraft]
(aerospace engineering)
Heavier-than-air craft that cannot take off and land vertically, but can operate within areas substantially more confined than those normally required by aircraft of the same size. Derived from short takeoff and landing aircraft.
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Dupont, President-CEO of Utilicraft Aerospace, stated that, "The Company will flight-test a mix of STOL aircraft to put together an optimum performance data base targeted to STOL/Utility humanitarian operations.
The new aircraft design, designated by Utilicraft as the HawkEye LOA-4, is planned to be a single engine, high-wing, all aluminum, STOL aircraft, with a blend of proven field-reliable "low-technology," balanced with a strong dose of "high-technology" in its basic design and operational capabilities - to support intra-theatre disaster SAR and utility relief operations.
The CompAir 7SL is a seven-seat stol aircraft with a 490 kW, Czech-built, Walter M601E turboprop, replacing the 200 kW piston engine of the baseline CompAir 7.
the Chief of Staff and Secretary of the Air Force, respectively, and had opposed the VSTOL LIT course, promoting a new STOL aircraft to replace the C-130.
Another feature that STOL aircraft have in common is that they are high wing planes.
Although the concept has not been seriously pursued in series production, it is perhaps worth mentioning three innovative jet-powered STOL aircraft types.
With the exception of the JATO systems (Jet-Assisted Take-Off) - in which case the "L" of STOL is dropped - there are at present two other ways of shortening the take-off distance of STOL aircraft over and above those mentioned earlier.
supersonic] STOL aircraft is an indication that they did not come to the negotiation table empty-handed.
The Company has under contract more than 1,000 private executive aircraft including both turbo-prop and multi-prop, multi-engine planes, float planes, bush planes with tundra tires, STOL aircraft with rear ramps, to ultra- long range business jets that can span continents with no more than one fuel stop.
The Company has under contract more than 1,000 private executive aircraft, from both turbo-prop and multi-prop, multi-engine planes, float planes, bush planes with tundra tires, STOL aircraft with rear ramps, to ultra-long range business jets that can span continents with no more than one fuel stop.
TransWorld has under contract more than 1,000 private executive aircraft including both turbo-prop and multi-prop, multi-engine planes, float planes, bush planes with tundra tires, STOL aircraft with rear ramps, to ultra-long range business jets that can span continents with no more than one fuel stop.
TransWorld has under contract more than 1,000 private executive aircraft including both turbo-prop and multi-prop, multi-engine planes, float planes, bush planes with tundra tires, and STOL aircraft with rear ramps to ultra-long range business jets that can go from any point in the globe to another with no more than one fuel stop.