flare-out

noun
plural -s

Definition of flare-out

: a leveling of the approach glide of an airplane made in such a way that the gliding angle is rapidly decreased by nosing up the airplane as it makes contact with the ground

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“Flare-out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flare-out. Accessed 23 Jul. 2021.

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