pancake landing

pancake landing
aterragem de plano, aterragem panqueca (Avn)

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  • pancake landing — i. An aircraft landing procedure in which the aircraft is flared just above the surface of the ground. As the speed reduces resulting in reduced lift, it drops to the ground in a flat attitude. All landings with very low forward speed and very… …   Aviation dictionary

  • pancake landing — noun Date: 1928 a landing in which the airplane is stalled usually unintentionally above the landing surface causing it to drop abruptly in an approximately horizontal position with little forward motion …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pancake landing — noun : a landing in which the airplane is leveled off higher than for a normal landing causing it to stall and drop in an approximately horizontal position with little forward motion …   Useful english dictionary

  • pancake landing — noun An emergency landing in which an aircraft drops flat from a low altitude with no wheels deployed …   Wiktionary

  • pancake landing — noun an emergency landing in which an aircraft levels out close to the ground and drops vertically with its undercarriage still retracted …   English new terms dictionary

  • pancake landing — noun (C) an act of bringing an aircraft down to the ground in such a way that it drops flat from a low height …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • pancake — or pancake landing [pan′kāk΄] n. 1. a thin, flat cake of batter fried on a griddle or in a pan; griddlecake; flapjack 2. a landing in which the airplane levels off higher than for a normal landing, stalls, then drops almost vertically: in full… …   English World dictionary

  • Pancake (disambiguation) — Pancake is a batter cake fried in a pan.Pancake may also mean: *In volleyball, a pancake is a pass technique executed by sliding the hand palm down on the court during a dive, so that the ball bounces off of the back of the hand * Pancake makeup… …   Wikipedia

  • pancake — ► NOUN 1) a thin, flat cake of batter, fried and turned in a pan. 2) theatrical make up consisting of a flat solid layer of compressed powder. ► VERB 1) (of an aircraft) make a pancake landing. 2) informal flatten or become flattened. ● (as) flat …   English terms dictionary

  • pancake — n. & v. n. 1 a thin flat cake of batter usu. fried and turned in a pan and rolled up with a filling. 2 a flat cake of make up etc. v. 1 intr. make a pancake landing. 2 tr. cause (an aircraft) to pancake. Phrases and idioms: flat as a pancake… …   Useful english dictionary

  • pancake — /pan kayk /, n., v., pancaked, pancaking. n. 1. a thin, flat cake of batter fried on both sides on a griddle or in a frying pan; griddlecake or flapjack. 2. Also called pancake landing. an airplane landing made by pancaking. v.i. 3. (of an… …   Universalium

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