flare-out

flare-out

A flight maneuver in which the nose of the aircraft is moved up just before touchdown to reduce the rate of descent to approximately zero at touchdown.
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We will implement policies to reduce flaring and achieve flare-out as quickly as possible, but we recognize that there are investments to be made and rather than just legislate a new flare-out date .
The minister's intermittent public pronouncements on this issue clearly show this administration's lack of political will to enforce the flare-out.