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Loiter (aeronautics)

Index Loiter (aeronautics)

In aeronautics and aviation, loiter is a phase of flight. [1]

19 relations: Aerial reconnaissance, Aeronautics, Astronautics, Attack aircraft, Aviation, Bovingdon stack, Cruise (aeronautics), Drag (physics), Endurance (aeronautics), Flight planning, Holding (aeronautics), Human spaceflight, International Space Station, IOS Press, Lift (force), Range (aeronautics), Soyuz (spacecraft), Spacecraft, United Kingdom.

Aerial reconnaissance

Aerial reconnaissance is reconnaissance for a military or strategic purpose that is conducted using reconnaissance aircraft.

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Aeronautics (from the ancient Greek words ὰήρ āēr, which means "air", and ναυτική nautikē which means "navigation", i.e. "navigation into the air") is the science or art involved with the study, design, and manufacturing of air flight capable machines, and the techniques of operating aircraft and rockets within the atmosphere.

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Astronautics (or cosmonautics) is the theory and practice of navigation beyond Earth's atmosphere.

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Attack aircraft

An attack aircraft, strike aircraft, or attack bomber, is a tactical military aircraft that has a primary role of carrying out airstrikes with greater precision than bombers, and is prepared to encounter strong low-level air defenses while pressing the attack.

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Aviation, or air transport, refers to the activities surrounding mechanical flight and the aircraft industry.

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Bovingdon stack

The Bovingdon stack is a section of airspace to the north west of London where inbound planes to London Heathrow Airport, which is 20 miles (30 km) to the south, are held.

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Cruise (aeronautics)

Cruise is a flight phase that occurs when the aircraft levels after a climb to a set altitude and before it begins to descend.

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Drag (physics)

In fluid dynamics, drag (sometimes called air resistance, a type of friction, or fluid resistance, another type of friction or fluid friction) is a force acting opposite to the relative motion of any object moving with respect to a surrounding fluid.

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Endurance (aeronautics)

In aviation, endurance is the maximum length of time that an aircraft can spend in cruising flight.

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Flight planning

Flight planning is the process of producing a flight plan to describe a proposed aircraft flight.

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Holding (aeronautics)

In aviation, holding (or flying a hold) is a maneuver designed to delay an aircraft already in flight while keeping it within a specified airspace.

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Human spaceflight

Human spaceflight (also referred to as crewed spaceflight or manned spaceflight) is space travel with a crew or passengers aboard the spacecraft.

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International Space Station

The International Space Station (ISS) is a space station, or a habitable artificial satellite, in low Earth orbit.

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IOS Press

IOS Press is a publishing house headquartered in Amsterdam, specialising in the publication of journals and books related to fields of scientific, technical, and medical research.

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Lift (force)

A fluid flowing past the surface of a body exerts a force on it.

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Range (aeronautics)

The maximal total range is the maximum distance an aircraft can fly between takeoff and landing, as limited by fuel capacity in powered aircraft, or cross-country speed and environmental conditions in unpowered aircraft.

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Soyuz (spacecraft)

Soyuz is a series of spacecraft designed for the Soviet space program by the Korolev Design Bureau (now RKK Energia) in the 1960s that remains in service today.

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A spacecraft is a vehicle or machine designed to fly in outer space.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loiter_(aeronautics)

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