Definition of Blind landing

1. Noun. Using only instruments for flying an aircraft because you cannot see through clouds or mists etc..

Exact synonyms: Blind Flying
Generic synonyms: Flight, Flying

Lexicographical Neighbors of Blind Landing

blind drunk
blind ecash
blind eel
blind enema
blind fistula
blind flying
blind foramen of frontal bone
blind foramen of the tongue
blind gentian
blind gut
blind headache
blind hole
blind holes
blind item
blind items
blind landing (current term)
blind leading the blind
blind loop syndrome
blind man
blind man's bluff
blind man's buff
blind map
blind nailing
blind nasotracheal intubation
blind person
blind pig
blind pigs
blind pool
blind pools

Literary usage of Blind landing

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Flight Check!: The Story Of Faa Flight Inspection by Scott A. Thompson (1997)
"As early as 1923, blind landing tests had been initiated by the Bureau of Standards for the Army Air Service. Famed aviator Jimmy Doolittle had conducted a ..."

2. Where No Man Has Gone Before: A History of Apollo Lunar Exploration Missions by William D. Compton (1996)
"At 1:54:36 am EST on November 20, Pete Conrad made a blind landing—exactly where, he could not tell, but certainly close to the intended spot.12 Conrad was ..."

3. Women and the Trades,Pittsburgh,1907-1908 by Elizabeth Beardsley Butler (1909)
"Pausing for breath at the blind landing just below the roof, you see through the half-open door half a dozen stocky, undersized, foreign-looking men passing ..."

4. The Shorthand Writer (1888)
"This is the foly of''blind leaders of the blind " landing both in the ditch of faulty riting and probable discontent with ..."

5. NIST at 100: Foundations for Progressedited by Raymond G. Kammer edited by Raymond G. Kammer (2001)
"The first "blind landing" relying entirely on radio guidance was made in 1931 in College Park, Md. The principles of this design provide the basis for ..."

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