That was the beginning of the takeoff of his career—he made it before “Levels” and all of the other hits.
An F-35 was destroyed on takeoff earlier in the year when a design flaw in its Pratt & Whitney F135 engine sparked a fire.
My mind went back to this movement, and I realized immediately that it was a takeoff.
As the pilots prepared for takeoff, Breman sensed their unease.
[Johnson] often said that Congress had to be with you on the takeoff so they'd be with you on the landing.
There were newsreel shots of V-1 and V-2 being blasted from their takeoff ramps and a montage of later experimental models.
Might as well be cement for all the good it did me at takeoff.
Shut the front damper—open the back one—then takeoff a griddle.
He hustled Groverzb out to a freight ship that was warming up for takeoff.
He'd beaten them all to Trehos only because they'd figured to catch his takeoff by the rocket flashes.