(also contact flying)
Navigation of an aircraft by the observation of landmarks.
- He was on a mid-stage, day contact flight out of the field.
- Provided that he was sticking to contact flight rules, the pilot had a visual horizon.
- In this contact flying configuration, high asperities are trimmed by the burnishing pads while low asperities are not.
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