Takeoff

Phase of flight in which an aerospace vehicle goes from the ground to flying in the air.

JATO - Jet-assisted take-off

Utilising solid or liquid fuel rockets to augment the take-off power of an aircraft′s engines.

RATO - Rocket-assisted take-off

Virtually the same as JATO.


See also: Take-Off Weight.

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Subjects: Aviation