landing distance

landing distance

The distance from the runway threshold to the point at which an aircraft comes to a halt. In some definitions, it is the distance covered in a landing roll.
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We had to decide shortly before landing to deal with a bit of a crosswind while fighting asymmetric flaps or take a 2,000 foot shorter landing distance.
Once the the expedition was within landing distance of the shore, two "Zodiac" landings took place every day.
Broughton''s declared available landing distance for the shorter runway 04 approach is 1,663m (5,460ft).
Landing distance at typical landing weight has been reduced to 2,315 feet (705 m), from 2,600 feet (792 m); approach speed, to 107 knots; and balanced field length, to 4,325 feet (1,318 m).
They ask for the CAA to publish a clearer definition of a 'contaminated runway' and to develop a system for measuring snow that enables pilots to determine the landing distance required.
Another recommendation is that the CAA develop a clearer system of measuring snow that provides accurate and timely runway contamination information to enable pilots to determine the landing distance required.
This subjective test is worthy of consideration since the stroke force affects the initial speed, and the initial angle affects the landing distance.
It also allows for in-flight operational landing distance assessment during landing preparation.
An effective way to reduce the landing distance of an aircraft is to reverse the direction of the exhaust gas stream.
Major Means calculated the no-flap approach speed and landing distance, which determined that a visual pattern and landing provided the most runway available for a landing rollout maneuver.
The dry runway landing distance over a 50 foot obstacle with no wind was determined to be about 1,400 feet for an aircraft weight of 4,000 pounds.
One bunker on the right and two on the left have been strategically placed at the side of the fairway at the landing distance of most of the big-hitting professionals.

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