Requirements of any launch device included the aircraft launch performance to be achieved safely within deck run
limitations, the maximum loads to both aircraft and deck and environmental conditions, all within strict ski-jump limitations on height and length.
"Then the hooks took hold and with a deck run
of 30 feet the biplane came to a halt at 11:01 a.m."
Interestingly, the French--through Dassault--have invented a different method to rotate the aircraft on take-off: upon catapulting, the shuttle compresses the nose landing gear of the Rafale, which suddenly expands at the end of the deck run
to pop the nose of the aircraft upwards.
In order to allow a plane to turn up to full power and start its deck run
, it was necessary to develop a device consisting of a bomb release attached to a wire about 5-feet long.
An airy dining loggia overlooks the free-form swimming pool, and a broad deck runs
along the back of the house with open canyon and sky views.
Observation Deck runs
from the stern to just above the pilot house and is furnished with deck chairs, arms chairs, and wrought-iron chairs set around oval tables.
A timber deck runs
alongside the pool and terminates at the base of one of the towering tembusus.
In the one gory and truly tragic scene, our men catch hundreds of these elegant creatures, beat them to death, and butcher them until the deck runs
Mike Lervick and Vicki Mandin's deck runs
almost the full length of their house on a bluff near Marysville, Washington.
The RO/RO deck runs
the complete length of the ship.
Moreover, higher authority had directed that ADs had to be catapulted rather than make deck runs
The new deck runs
across most of the rear of the house, jutting beyond it on one side.