vertical and/or short takeoff and landing

Vertical and/or short takeoff and landing capability for aircraft.

Military dictionary. 2000.

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  • Vertical/Short Takeoff and Landing — Vertical/Short Take Off and Landing (V/STOL) is a term used to describe aircraft that are able to take off or land vertically or on short runways. Most were experiments or outright failures from the 1950s to 1970s. Vertical takeoff and landing… …   Wikipedia

  • vertical/short takeoff and landing aircraft — Aircraft capable of executing a vertical takeoff and landing, a short takeoff and landing, or any combination of these modes of operation …   Aviation dictionary

  • short takeoff and vertical landing aircraft — Fixed wing aircraft capable of clearing a 15 meter (50 foot) obstacle within 450 meters (1,500 feet) of commencing takeoff run, and capable of landing vertically. Also called STOVL. See also short takeoff and landing …   Military dictionary

  • Short Takeoff and Vertical Landing — STOVL, takeoff and landing that requires a very short runway area (by some specific combat airplanes) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • short takeoff and vertical landing aircraft — Fixed wing aircraft capable of clearing a 50 ft (15 m) obstacle within 1500 ft (450 m) of commencing a takeoff run and capable of landing vertically …   Aviation dictionary

  • Short SC.1 — infobox Aircraft name=SC.1 type=Experimental aircraft manufacturer=Short Brothers caption= XG900 colour profile designer= first flight=2 April 1957 (CTOL) 26 May 1958 (VTOL) introduced= retired=1971 status= primary user=Royal Aircraft… …   Wikipedia

  • Short Seamew — Infobox Aircraft name = SB.6 Seamew type = Anti submarine aircraft manufacturer = Short Brothers caption = Seamew prototype XA213 designer = first flight = 23 August 1953 [Green and Pollinger 1956, p. 260.] introduced = retired = 1957 status =… …   Wikipedia

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  • Short Scion — infobox Aircraft name = S.16 Scion/Scion II type = Light transport landplane/floatplane manufacturer = Short Brothers Pobjoy Airmotors Ltd. caption = designer = Arthur Gouge first flight = 18 August 1933 introduced = retired = produced = number… …   Wikipedia

  • Short Kent — infobox Aircraft name = S.17 Kent type = Biplane Flying Boat Airliner manufacturer = Short Brothers caption = designer = first flight = 24 February 1931 introduced = 1931 retired = 1938 status = primary user = Imperial Airways more users =… …   Wikipedia

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