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the minimum air speed at which an aircraft lands safely
THINGAMABOB OR THINGUMMY: CAN YOU DISTINGUISH BETWEEN THE US AND UK TERMS IN THIS QUIZ?
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In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
Words nearby landing speed
landing gear, landing net, landing page, landing party, landing ship, landing speed, landing stage, landing strake, landing strip, landing-waiter, Landini
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How to use landing speed in a sentence
The landing speed would be terrific—nearly a thousand miles an hour.The Scarlet Lake Mystery|Harold Leland Goodwin
It came flying down with incredible clumsiness, making an uproar out of all proportion to its landing speed.Space Platform|Murray Leinster
It was too late to pull up and go around again as I was down to landing speed.The Biography of a Rabbit|Roy Benson
Panic-stricken, she tried to right the plane, but she had not even throttled the engine down to a landing speed.Linda Carlton's Island Adventure|Edith Lavell