Definition of vertical takeoff and landing aircraft

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vertical takeoff and landing aircraft

'vertical takeoff and landing aircraft' is an military term meaning '(DOD) Fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters capable of taking off or landing vertically. Also called VTOL aircraft. See also vertical landing zone'.

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