transhumance

(redirected from STOL)
Also found in: Dictionary, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to STOL: STOL aircraft

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
Beginning in 1981 the request for purchase asked for a STOL plane that could carry a payload of 130,000 pounds (Air Mobility Command [AMC], 1993).
If cargo UAV STOLs were used for resupply, we could extend our power and lessen the enemy's.
The table indicates a strong positive correlation between STOL and CTOTA (p < 0.
The EMF continued to secure the objective and expand the STOL ALZ to C-130/C-17 capability.
Operating under an experimental certificate, the Company plans to use various STOL aircraft as test-beds to analyze performance parameters for its planned development of a Light Observation Aircraft (LOA) for the Humanitarian Relief/Rescue Market.
In any discussion of utility STOL airplanes, it's absolutely necessary to talk about the elephant in the room--safety.
The STOL kit also allowed us to get that big airplane into some of Idaho's shortest backcountry airstrips with room to spare.
The EAA said that bush planes from Alaska's Valdez STOL contest will fly at 2014 AirVenture .
Bae-146 is also known as the "whispering jet" because of its quiet 4-Engine that has excellent safety features that specializes in short runways STOL (Short Take Off & Landing) which is very applicable to the short runways in most of the island tourist destination here in the Philippines which are not serviceable by Bigger Airplanes.
The proposed STOL (Short take off a and landing) airport at Lumla would be a boon for security of the nation as Lumla's weather remains conducive for air operation, commented Lumla circle anchal chairperson Lobsang Yonten.
Quest Aircraft Company is the manufacturer of the KODIAK, a 10-place single engine turboprop utility airplane, designed for STOL use and float capability.
The Kodiak is a 10-place single engine turboprop utility airplane, designed for STOL (short take off and landing) use and float capability.