The spot at which one takes off; specif., the place from which a jumper rises in leaping.
The beginning of a leap from a surface or a flight into the air, especially the process or event of an airplane leaving the ground and beginning its flight; as, the takeoff of flight CA123 was scheduled for 3:00 PM.
At the end of the inrun, the moment where the jumper takes flight.
The process of using the thrust of the engines to accelerate an airplane down a runway until enough lift is generated so that the aircraft breaks contact with the ground.
a departure; especially of airplanes
the initial ascent of an airplane as it becomes airborne
The moment at which the diver lifts from the board or platform to begin execution of the dive.
The process of using the thrust of the engines to accelerate an airplane down a runway until enough lift is generated so that the aircraft begins to fly.
The part of the flight during which the airplane gains flying speed and becomes airborne.
The moment when a ski jumper takes flight at the end of the inrun.