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  • initialism aviation jet assisted takeoff

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Examples

  • A JATO is a "Jet-Assisted Takeoff" rocket used for military purposes to aid aircraft in leaving aircraft carriers.

    March 2009

  • A JATO is a "Jet-Assisted Takeoff" rocket used for military purposes to aid aircraft in leaving aircraft carriers.

    Film

  • The starting price in Italy will be €41,900 about $57,500, within the lower half of the price range for premium sedans in the so-called E segment of the market, according to JATO Dynamics, which provides research on the car industry.

    Uphill Road Ahead for Lancia Chief

  • Nearly 40% of sales in this segment are made in Germany, according to JATO Dynamics.

    Uphill Road Ahead for Lancia Chief

  • He then founded Aerojet to build JATO rockets leading to much larger rockets and rocket engines.

    What Would Wernher Do? - NASA Watch

  • Bozo Baird should know a JATO [rocket-assisted] takeoff is not kind to the environment - what a maroon!

    Brian Baird led junket to South Pole on taxpayers' dime (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • Then the shuttle gets whittled down with a huge ET -- read drop tank --- with the SRBs like huge JATO/RATO units.

    Ares V Draft Proposal Request - NASA Watch

  • Contrary to popular opinion, the B-36 did not have JATO bottles, but four General Electric J47-19 jet engines, two at each wing tip.

    First Day Covers – The Bleat.

  • However, I wasn't surprised to read in the updated Darwin story that Andy Granatelli had tried JATO rocket engines in his "need for speed" in the 60's and 70's.

    Film

  • However, I wasn't surprised to read in the updated Darwin story that Andy Granatelli had tried JATO rocket engines in his "need for speed" in the 60's and 70's.

    March 2009

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