V/STOL
abbreviation vertical or short takeoff and landing

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • V/STOL — ☆ V/STOL [vē′stôl΄ ] n. [v(ertical or) s(hort) t(ake)o(ff and) l(anding)] an aircraft that can take off and land either vertically or on a short airstrip …   English World dictionary

  • V/STOL — [[t]ˈviˌstɔl[/t]] n. aer. a convertiplane capable of taking off and landing vertically or on a short runway • Etymology: 1960–65; v(ertical)/s(hort) t(ake)o(ff and) l(anding) …   From formal English to slang

  • V/STOL — Un McDonnell Douglas AV 8B Harrier II, realizando un aterrizaje sobre el portaaviones estadounidense USS Nassau (LHA 4). V/STOL (acrónimo en inglés de Vertical/Short Take Off and Landing, «despegue y aterrizaje verticales/cortos») …   Wikipedia Español

  • V/STOL — ˈvēˌstōl, ȯl abbreviation vertical or short takeoff and landing * * * /vee stawl /, Aeron. vertical and short takeoff and landing. Cf. VTOL …   Useful english dictionary

  • V/STOL — vertical and/or short takeoff and landing aircraft …   Military dictionary

  • V/STOL — /vee stawl /, Aeron. vertical and short takeoff and landing. Cf. VTOL. * * * …   Universalium

  • V/STOL — Vertical Short Take Off and Or Landing Aircraft (Governmental » Transportation) …   Abbreviations dictionary

  • V/STOL — Vertical/Short Takeoff and Landing Contributor: CASI …   NASA Acronyms

  • V/STOL — aeronaut. abbr. Vertical/Short Takeoff and Landing …   United dictionary of abbreviations and acronyms

  • V/STOL-Flugzeug —   [Kurzwort, zu VTOL Flugzeug und STOL Flugzeug], ein Senkrechtstartflugzeug, das bei erhöhter Abflugmasse oder zur Kraftstoffersparnis wie ein Kurzstartflugzeug starten und landen kann. (STOVL Technik) …   Universal-Lexikon

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