Loiter Phase

Some articles on loiter, phase, loiter phase:

Loiter (flight)
... In aeronautics and aviation, loiter is a phase of flight ... The phase consists of cruising for a certain amount of time over a small region ... The loiter phase occurs, for general aviation, generally at the end of the flight plan, normally when the plane is waiting for clearance to land ...

Famous quotes containing the words phase and/or loiter:

    I had let preadolescence creep up on me without paying much attention—and I seriously underestimated this insidious phase of child development. You hear about it, but you’re not a true believer until it jumps out at you in the shape of your own, until recently quite companionable child.
    Susan Ferraro (20th century)

    The theories and speculations of men concern us more than their puny accomplishment. It is with a certain coldness and languor that we loiter about the actual and so-called practical.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)