landing circle

landing circle

[′land·iŋ ‚sər·kəl]
(aerospace engineering)
The approximately circular path flown by an airplane to get into the landing pattern; used particularly with naval aircraft landing on an aircraft carrier.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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I crept forward a little more to get the aircraft in the landing circle. We were now visual; our only references were dimly illuminated gray bulkheads and greenish-blue alignment lines.