landing angle

landing angle

The angle between the wing chord and the horizontal at the moment of touchdown when the airplane is landing.
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The landing area is remodeled to achieve shallower landing angle.
The purposes of this study were: (1) to compare the landing ground reaction force profiles of participants with and without clinically diagnosed patellar tendinopathy, and (2) to determine the strength of the relationship between landing angle and braking impulse.
Unfortunately the impact was the least of my worries, for my landing angle wedged me perfectly between the bar and the slot machine.
His five fastest shots of the week, judged on club speed, ball speed, launch angle, spin rate, maximum height, carry and landing angle were all hit by the Tiger, all with his driver, the fastest topping 126mph.
5 (half the speed of sound or 610 kilometers per hour) and land at an approach angle of 25 degrees, a landing angle unimaginable for regular commercial jets.
The carrier can simultaneously launch an aircraft from catapult two and trap on the landing angle.
A little to the right or left of centre would be one o'clock or 11 o'clock - which would result in a lower mark and so on depending on the landing angle.
It allows the aircraft to land safely at a greater range of landing angles.