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Ground effect (Smimamg)

Definition
The influence, usually beneficial, upon aircraft performance while flying close to the earth's surface, caused by the rebounding from the surface of the air disturbed by the movement of the aircraft and/or its propulsion system. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
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Broader Term
Aerodynamic lift (Smimam)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Lift drag ratio (Smimamm)