takeoff


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takeoff

1. the act or process of making an aircraft airborne
2. the stage of a country's economic development when rapid and sustained economic growth is first achieved

takeoff

[′tāk‚ȯf]
(aerospace engineering)
Ascent of an aircraft or rocket at any angle, as the action of a rocket vehicle departing from its launch pad or the action of an aircraft as it becomes airborne.

quantity survey

A detailed analysis and listing of all items of material and equipment necessary to construct a project. Also called a takeoff.

takeoff

i. The net flight path from the brake release to the screen height.
ii. The act of beginning a flight when an airplane is accelerated from a state of rest to that of normal flight. It is the moment when the aircraft leaves the ground or water.
iii. To perform the action of a takeoff.
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The corrections were too late, and the right skid impacted the ground with the aircraft heading nearly 90 degrees to the right of the takeoff course.
Polymer gear-pump systems; heavy-duty crammer feeders; sheet and film takeoff systems; pelletizers; MD and TD orientators; coating systems; winding systems; slitting systems; control systems; heating and temperature-control systems; screen changers; and other ancillary products.
Only airplanes with ten or more seats must have the capacity to stop by the end of the runway if an engine fails before takeoff speed is reached.
The results also revealed that newly developed or developing countries, like South Korea and Venezuela, saw faster product takeoff times than more established Mediterranean nations with longer histories of industrialization.
For one thing, a takeoff appears to involve more uncertainties than a landing.
But many will then either gloss over or improvise their way through the section on takeoff minimums.
The contract is for the implementation of forest services in Kiczora Forestry in 2015 under the Takeoff attached hereto.
Results of pre-post measurements of both groups which are Vertical jump from stability, Long jump from stability, 30 m sprint, flying start, High jump,, the height that the jumper raises his MC during the flight (h2), the difference between the maximum height reached by the MC and the height of the crossbar (h3), vertical velocity at the start of take-off phase, vertical velocity at the end of take-off phase, horizontal velocity at the start of take-off phase, horizontal velocity at the end of take-off phase, Maximum knee angle in the takeoff phase, Free leg hip angle at the end of take-off for first group only, Takeoff time) that there are significant differences at 0.
Other common mistakes involved pilots and crew entering the wrong takeoff speed, followed by the incorrect aircraft weight and wrong temperature.
Construction software provider On Center Software Inc has announced a takeoff software integration with reseller US Cost's Success Enterprise estimating application.
EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE -- Boeing's new KC-767 tanker is expected to begin testing of its takeoff performance this month at Edwards Air Force Base.
Officials are trying to determine whether two planes that were preparing for takeoff got closer than allowed under federal rules.