stream takeoff


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stream takeoff

[′strēm ′tāk‚ȯf]
(aerospace engineering)
Aircraft taking off in tail/column formation.

stream takeoff

Takeoffs by a group of aircraft in quick succession one after another. Aircraft roll individually at specified intervals of, say, 5 or 10 s, and not simultaneously. However, groups of two or more may take off in formation followed by another group at a short interval.