- adj. occurring at a relatively low altitude
“In that area I would suggest the charming low-altitude town of Chiapa de Corzo, Chiapas on the Grijalva River.”
“Airplanes tend to encounter birds at low-altitude and the most dangerous time for this aerial meet and greet is during takeoff, according to Richard Dolbeer, an ornithologist and aviation consultant who spoke to me about after the successful Miracle on the Hudson landing of USAirways Flight 1549.”
“DENVER—The U.S. Air Force has revised a controversial plan to conduct low-altitude training flights over vast stretches of southwest Colorado and northern New Mexico, agreeing to keep pilots away from major cities and national parks.”
“Some in the region fully support the low-altitude flights, echoing the Air Force's position that expanded training is crucial to keeping pilots' skills sharp and testing all functions of advanced aircraft like the Osprey, which can take off vertically and hover like a helicopter.”
“Standard procedure also includes banning low-altitude flights over public places where a president or president-elect is located, including along train routes.”
“Many of China's airports are not equipped to handle small, privately owned planes, although its civil aviation agency recently proposed opening low-altitude airspace for such aircraft over the next several years.”
“That probably means that in many areas, particularly low-altitude areas, that used to have aspens won't see them again in the long-term, Worrall said.”
“And yet oddly flat in affect, a strangely clinical exercise in high-speed, low-altitude mathematics.”
“China's Civil Aviation Administration recently proposed relaxing restrictions for low-altitude airspace in five to 10 years to open up flight lanes for small planes.”
“Mr. Rosekind said that during a low-altitude pass in a qualifying heat, the plan piloted by Mr. Leeward suddenly pitched up and "climbed briefly," suggesting that its single engine may have been putting out power.”
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