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Runway

A slang term for the amount of time before a project, report, or anything else must be completed. That is, a runway is the length of time until a deadline. See also: Drop-dead date.
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Xiamen Air has since apologized, but lawmakers have called for an investigation on the runway excursion and on the alleged slow response time of concerned authorities.
According to Airbus, the onboard cockpit technology Oincreases pilotsO situational awareness during landing, reduces exposure to runway excursion risk, and, if necessary, provides active protection.O The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) certified ROPS on the A320CEO family in August.
Gama Aviation, which provides international business aircraft management and charter services, said in a statement to Khaleej Times, "Flight number GSH589 had a runway excursion during the initial takeoff roll at a relatively low speed." It said the incident took place at 7.36pm (UAE time) on Monday.
The aviation watchdog found that the duo had failed to exercise due caution and take corrective measures resulting in a runway excursion.
At about 1130 Central time, the Challenger 601 business jet impacted terrain following a runway excursion while landing at a private airstrip.
"After occurrence of runway excursion at Manila Airport, Xiamen Airlines contacted Manila Airport immediately and made commitment to bear the costs for aircraft handling and runway recovering caused by the event," it wrote.
The 'runway excursion' resulted in major structural damage to the aircraft; worse, it disrupted operations of the main runway of Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia), leaving only the much shorter 'domestic' runway for smaller aircraft.
However, today's sheer number of airplanes, translated into frequencies of flights, including the laws of probability, make it possible that a major 'aircraft runway excursion' will occur, he said, using the aviation's jargon for planes that exceed the runway boundaries.
This puts some distance between you and the runway so you don't get too close, risking overshoots, excessive bank and landing so far down the runway that you risk a runway excursion.
Thai Airways A330 runway excursion accident update An Airbus A330-300 operated by Thai Airways International suffered a runway excursion accident upon landing at Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi International Airport (BKK), Thailand.

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