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take-off

part of the horse's jumping gait, the lifting of the forequarters off the ground and the thrust from the hindlegs at the beginning of the jump.
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On Tuesday, a BA 777 was evacuated just before take-off from Las Vegas after an engine caught fire.
The United Nations is seeking air transport services utilizing light, single engine, short take-off and landing
We all know the most dangerous parts of a flight are take-off and landing.
Meanwhile, passengers onboard the plane bound for Dubai have told of how the engine exploded shortly after take-off forcing the plane to make an emergency landing.
The long jump study showed that the athlete's optimum technique is to run-up as fast as possible and plant the take-off leg at about 65[degrees] to the horizontal.
The AAIB made two safety recommendations to the European Aviation Safety Agency about take-off systems in 2009 but they are still "under consideration".
Lufthansa Flight 411 was cleared for take-off and EgyptAir Flight 986 was instructed to stay behind a "hold line" 250 feet behind the runway at Kennedy Airport in New York on Monday evening.
Virgin Atlantic, Airbus Incorrect weight calculations have again been cited by investigators examining a labored take-off run, this time involving a Virgin Atlantic Airbus A340-600 at London Heathrow last December.
Then, on December 6, a Piper G-BPYO PA-28 crashed on take-off - just weeks earlier Mr Dobson had flown the same plane himself.
An Emirates airline flight, with 225 passengers, made an emergency landing in Melbourne after the Airbus A340's tail struck the tarmac on take-off, a report said.
We believe it was airborne for three minutes after take-off when it crashed into the Hudson River.
The plan is reportedly to tow aircraft to take-off areas at London airports this month.