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transhumance

a husbandry procedure in which livestock are moved to another climatic region at particular seasons, e.g. mountain grazing in summer. It is a system which encourages the spread of some diseases such as pneumonic pasteurellosis.
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Models I and III show a significantly positive relationship between STOL and CTOTA (p < 0.
The new aircraft design, designated by Utilicraft as the HawkEye LOA-4, is planned to be a single engine, high-wing, all aluminum, STOL aircraft, with a blend of proven field-reliable "low-technology," balanced with a strong dose of "high-technology" in its basic design and operational capabilities - to support intra-theatre disaster SAR and utility relief operations.
Another feature that STOL aircraft have in common is that they are high wing planes.
As a replacement for its C-7 Caribou STOL transporter the US Army National Guard is also being issued with ten Sherpas.
The major complaint voiced by some authors and politicians was that the USMC wasn't using the Harrier II tactically as a V/STOL aircraft, but rather as a STOL weapon system.
People wanted more--especially in STOL landing--somewhere around 1,500 to 2,000 ft.
TransWorld has under contract more than 1,000 private executive aircraft including both turbo-prop and multi-prop, multi-engine planes, float planes, bush planes with tundra tires, and STOL aircraft with rear ramps.
4) Congressman Price and subcommittee members were receptive to TAC's request for developing a turbofan STOL aircraft with greater payload and capabilities than the turboprop C-130.
The aircraft will have a cruise speed of 220 knots at 10,000 feet and offer excellent STOL capabilities.
At present, Nepal s STOL airfields are assisted by Canadian-made twin turboprop aircraft Twin Otter and German-made Dornier 228.
The C-27J, built by Alenia Aeronautica, can fly into remote areas with unimproved airstrips, rapidly unload cargo or vehicles and, with exceptional STOL capabilities, quickly leave the area, keeping crews safe.
These two aircraft projections, based on the same wing and propulsion system, will subsequently be evaluated in terms of their direct operating cost in comparison with competing types such as conventional STOL aircraft, helicopters and Tilt-rotor aircraft.