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An instance of landing an aircraft, (now) especially to deposit troops, equipment, or supplies.
Early 20th century; earliest use found in The Los Angeles Times. From air + landing. With the specifically military use compare airland, airlanded, airlanding.
air landing/ˈɛː ˌlandɪŋ/
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