- 1 [Aerospace/Espacio] [Aviation/Aviación] (on land) aterrizaje (masculine); (on sea) amerizaje (masculine), amarizaje (masculine), amaraje (masculine); (on moon) alunizaje (masculine)More example sentences
- On touchdown, all three landing gears were sheared and the aircraft underside was substantially damaged.
- After the second touchdown, the aircraft began to track to the left and the left wing tip contracted the terrain.
- The pilot gets into a small bit of leftover wake turbulence, the rental aircraft wobbles just before touchdown and a wingtip catches the runway.
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Every year the charitable Fundación Príncipe de Asturias makes eight awards in various categories. They are presented by the Príncipe de Asturias, the heir to the Spanish throne, in the Asturian city of Oviedo. The prize includes a monetary reward of 50,000 euros and a sculpture by the Catalan artist Joan Miró. Winners have included: the writers Umberto Eco and Mario Vargas Llosa; the politicians Nelson Mandela and Yasser Arafat; the organization Médecins sans Frontières; the scientist Stephen Hawking; and the golfer Severiano Ballesteros.