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Hard Landing

A situation in which a central bank raises interest rates significantly to curb inflation and, in doing so, drives the economy into recession. For example, in 1981, the Federal Reserve raised the fed funds rate to 20%, which caused inflation to drop from 13.5% in 1981 to 3.2% in 1983. However, high interest rates led directly to a deep recession in the early 1980s. A hard landing is effective at reducing inflation, but is nonetheless undesirable. As a result, central banks only attempt it when there are no other viable options. See also: Soft Landing.
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And yet, judging by the mass of headlines, photographs, withering and badly written comment and speculation by those that clearly do not understand what test flights are all about, one may be forgiven for thinking that the unfortunate Airlander 10 heavy landing incident had been a disaster waiting to happen
Balloons, which belongs Kapadokya and Atmosfer Companies of Dorak Holding, took off from GE[micro]reme Airport made heavy landing with the effect of strong wind in Karaday- region of NevE-ehir.
Passengers on the US Airways aircraft prayed as pilot Chesley Sullenberger told them to brace themselves for a heavy landing after the plane got into difficulties shortly after take-off.
The accident-prone Sky TV newsreader - stretchered off the rink in practice on Friday - took another heavy landing in rehearsals last night.
MORE than 250 passengers were evacuated from a Thai Airways jet after a tyre blew, sparking several small fires, during a heavy landing today at southern Australia's Melbourne airport, an official said.
They lost control of the pickup after a very heavy landing on one of today's numerous jumps and were sent into a multiple roll.
Solberg lost his chance of victory on day one when a heavy landing damaged an air intake and caused his engine to lose power.
One of the men, a qualified pilot, had hired the Robinson R22 aircraft to take a friend with him for a flight and at the end of the journey experienced a heavy landing on a grassy area near the airport's busy runway.
MYSTERY surrounds the identity of an in-foal mare who had to be destroyed after breaking a leg when a plane arriving from America made a heavy landing at Luton airport on Thursday night.
He claimed that the military assets acquired during his term included those that have improved the soldiers' lifting capability in times of disaster: three additional C-130s, three C-295 medium lift transports, two heavy landing vessels from Australia, and various troop carrier trucks.
I was very lucky," he said; "I hardly missed a match - played 40 games a season for ten years - and I was a big lad, too, so it was a heavy landing when I went down.