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runway gradient [1 record]

Record 1 2015-02-23

English

Subject field(s)
  • Airport Runways and Areas
DEF

The average slope, measured in percent, between two ends or points on a runway.

OBS

runway gradient: term and definition standardized by the Glossary for Pilots and Air Traffic Services Personnel Committee.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Pistes et aires d'aéroport
DEF

Pente moyenne, mesurée en pourcentage, entre les extrémités de la piste ou entre deux points de la piste.

OBS

pente de la piste; déclivité de la piste : termes uniformisés par le Comité d'uniformisation de la terminologie aéronautique (CUTA) - Opérations aériennes.

OBS

pente de la piste : terme et définition normalisés par le Comité sur le Glossaire à l'intention des pilotes et du personnel des services de la circulation aérienne.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Pistas y áreas del aeropuerto
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