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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The flare-out of the Ofon field illustrates our commitment to developing oil and gas resources around our existing hubs in Nigeria.
This flare-out milestone will allow for the gradual increase of production towards the 90,000 boe/d production target through monetization of around 100 million cubic feet of gas per day, followed later in 2015 by the drilling of additional wells.
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 .