landing strip


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landing strip

1. Literally, a long flat stretch of land used by winged aircraft to land after flight. The flight had to circle the airport for nearly 30 minutes as debris was cleared from the landing strip.
2. slang Pubic hair, especially a woman's, that has been shaved or waxed into a single vertical line directly above the vulva.
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Phase 1 began in mid-October and involved clearing and grubbing the area surrounding the landing strip. The 687th Engineers removed trees and shrubs to provide clear approach and takeoff zones for the aircraft and removed the organics from the topsoil.
Within the first 20 minutes of the exercise, approximately 500 airborne members landed on the ground and gathered at their rally points to begin their respective missions, including seizing the landing strip, providing perimeter security and performing follow-on objectives.
Mr Wilson said he had conducted the "test landing" when he failed to find the landing strip at the Meadowlands arena where more than 20,000 fans had gathered to hear the Irish rockers in action.
The Air Europa Boeing 737 jet, with 74 people on board, went off the end of the landing strip moments after touching down in Lanzarote in the Canaries.
8 a landing strip at the Cueva de las Maravillas, reports DR1 Daily News (Feb.
But the real centerpiece of the improved Negev-based IAF complex is its new landing strip, a whopping 2.5-mile paved highway on which the largest transport aircraft can land.
Physically, he's the plane, and the pitcher's mound is the landing strip.
The aircraft reportedly attempted to land in heavy fog in Samara, Russia and landed short of the runway, scraping along the landing strip and finally overturning.
The flight, operated by Zero Gravity Corporation, a Fort Lauderdalebased space tourism and entertainment company, will take off and return to a landing strip at the Kennedy Space Centre.
'There is a small landing strip at the farm and this was the intended destination of the pilot, who escaped with minor injuries.'
In combination, both actions groom a well-packed trail four times harder than a standard drag in order to make a road or landing strip for airplanes.
Lit from below, Green Light Pavilion is an urban intervention visible from above, like a landing strip.
For the next three hours, private planes were forced to share the airport's main runway - the facility's only other landing strip - with larger commercial aircraft.