Definition of landing speed in English:

landing speed


  • The speed at which an aircraft lands.

    ‘slower landing speeds would make shorter runways a possibility’
    • ‘Land as soon as it's safe by using your established landing speed.’
    • ‘Because we were at normal landing speed, with a familiar runway, I felt we should have no problems.’
    • ‘The wing was equipped with flaps which lowered the landing speed.’
    • ‘As top speeds increased, so too did landing speeds, though to a lesser degree.’
    • ‘Our normal landing speed was 110 knots for our weight and configuration.’