VTOL

Definitions

Aviation

  • noun a system used by some aircraft that allows them to take off and land vertically
  • noun an aircraft that is able to take off and land vertically.
  • acronym forvertical takeoff and landing

Military

  • adjective referring to aircraft (apart from helicopters) which can take off and land vertically and so do not need a runway.
  • acronym forvertical take-off and landing
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