pancake or pancake landing [pan′kāk΄]
1. a thin, flat cake of batter fried on a griddle or in a pan; griddlecake; flapjack
2. a landing in which the airplane levels off higher than for a normal landing, stalls, then drops almost vertically: in full pancake landing
3. short for PANCAKE MAKEUP
vi., vt.
pancaked, pancaking
to make, or cause (an airplane) to make, a pancake landing

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