French landing

French landing

A landing with lots of power on. Also refers to a landing in which the airplane rolls along the ground on its two main wheels, holding the tail in the air as long as possible before coming to a stop.
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I didn't know and nobody else knew when they came in 1998, the 200th anniversary of the French landing in Killala.
Revima, French landing gear specialist has inked a non-exclusive 10 year overhaul service Agreement with Emirates.
The embassy release further revealed that the French Landing Platform Dock (LPD) Siroco, a flagship of the EU Naval Force Atalanta, released the 11 Indian crew members of a dhow that had been attacked by suspected pirates at the mouth of the Gulf of Aden.
The strongest memory readers of his account are likely to retain is its catalogue of horrors, beginning with Toussaint Louverture's repression of rebellious black cultivators on the eve of the French landing, followed by the ghastly epidemic that decimated the French ranks, the mass drownings of black troops carried out by the desperate French, and the massacres of white civilians that followed Jean-Jacques Dessalines's victory in 1804.
Commenting on a theatre production at the 2004 anniversary that wrongly has the French landing at Port-Royal in 1604, he writes:
The French landing at Fishguard in 1797 had caused all kinds of panic and alarmthe length and breadth of Wales.
The movements of the rebel force as it criss-crossed the county, gathering recruits as it waited for an expected French landing of troops and arms, have been painstakingly plotted by Frances Dickinson, as the latest project in her 30-year fascination with the Radcliffes and the castle and chapel they left behind at Dilston.
That freedom to float free of any particular body also take us on a disastrous Royalist French landing upon the now Republican French coast--even while the brothers just mentioned remain hundreds of miles behind, in London.
Guy Beiner's "The Decline and Rebirth of 'Folk Memory,'" seamlessly connecting folklore, literary criticism, and history, examines how local memory about the 1798 French landing at the Bay of Killala in County Mayo interacted with the relatively modern literary genre of the novel and the even more recent form of cinema.
The diplomatic consequences of a French landing and first victory would have been even more serious.
As the story is written, the listener seemingly flies along with the narrator, observing the comings and goings in and around French Landing.