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- Conventional takeoff and landing : Either an aircraft that requires long runways, or a carrier-capable aircraft that must be catapult-launched and will land with the tailhook & arrested landing system
- F-18 Hornet : A relatively lightweight carrier-capable multirole fighter, developed by the United States Navy and used by several nations, including Canada, in land-based roles; a fourth-generation fighter gradually being replaced by the F-18E/F Super Hornet, and then the F-35.
- F-35 Joint Strike Fighter : A family of 5th generation multirole fighter, being developed in versions to operate from conventional airfields, in short takeoff and vertical landing for small carrier and forward-based land operations, and in carrier-capable conventional takeoff and landing.
- Short takeoff and vertical landing : A carrier-capable aircraft that takes a short takeoff, without catapulting but possibly a "ski jump" ramp, but lands vertically.
- U.S. Navy : The branch of the United States Armed Forces charged with sea operations
- United States Marine Corps : A branch of the United States Armed Forces, with primary responsibilities as naval infantry and in amphibious warfare, are organized in Marine Air-Ground Task Forces capable of serving as up to corps headquarters with integrated close air support
- Wasp-class : The largest amphibious warfare ships in the U.S. Navy, which carry a Marine Expeditionary Unit and supporting aircraft
- Yaw (dynamics) : A change in the orientation of an object, typically a moving object, in the horizontal plane, with the vertical axis held constant