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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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Takeoffs and landings tend to become "standard" when really they are the most likely place for things to quickly become "nonstandard.
FATAL CRASH: The tail of the Spanair jet that crashed on takeoff at Madrid airport killing 153 victims heading for the Canary Islands; GRIEF-STRICKEN: Emergency workers console relatives of the victims of the Spanair jet crash at a makeshift morgue in Madrid
Its triangular wings are fine in flight, but they add weight to the rear of the craft during takeoffs and landings.
Now, Timberline's ePlan Takeoff lets builders easily move On-Screen Takeoff data into Timberline's estimating software.
The pilot did not scan the attitude gyro, heading indicator, radar altimeter, turn needle or ball after the initial power pull and attitude setting for the instrument takeoff.
Being overweight is especially troublesome for the close-air support variant of the F-35, because its primary feature is the short takeoff and vertical landing capability.
A MyTravel spokesman said: ``We can confirm that a MyTravel Airways aircraft carried out an aborted takeoff for safety reasons at Manchester Airport on Sunday February 29.
Also, observe each takeoff and take notes of any unusual flight behavior.
A group of technicians from Boeing will help investigate the crash, which is believed to have been caused by a mechanical problem on takeoff.
The housing also serves as a flange--built to meet SAE standards--that connects the power takeoff to the engine flywheel.
Grip heights, takeoff angles, takeoff points, takeoff velocity, takeoff mechanics, experience, and confidence are all factors that directly contribute to the proper bending of the flexible pole.
In Portrait of Daniela, the same woman lies on a deck chair beneath ominous skies, silently teasing and flirting with the camera, while the footage on the opposing wall, shot from the passenger seat of an airplane, depicts a takeoff from the runway of London's Stansted Airport and ends with a panoramic view from above the cloudline, The intense, extravagant sound track to The Take-Off was of the Italian diva Mina singing the torch song "Io vivro senza te" (I'll live without you).