touch-and-go
 n.— «Just as he took off a Hercules then reported ready, so we continued to orbit as he carried out his checks and took off. We then needed to allow a few minutes to allow the wake turbulence to subside before we continued. In all we did 6 touch-and-gos (rolls in military parlance) and 1 full stop landing, making a total of 7 in an hour and 10 minutes.» —“More circuits…“ Andy’s Blog (Swindon, United Kingdom) Aug. 2, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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