Definition of fly-in in English:


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  • 1A meeting for pilots who arrive by air: they are holding a helicopter fly-in
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    • Late last year I attended the fly-in at Finger Lakes Arrow-sports in upstate New York where I was lucky enough to take a class taught by Mike Barber and Dennis Pagan.
    • The weather overhead North Island was perfect for the first fly-in, and the event went flawlessly.
    • During the past seven years the Mid West Aero Club's annual fly-in event has gone from strength to strength - this year has proved no different.
  • 1.1An act of transporting people or goods by air: one or two fly-ins to remote lakes
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    • They easily slide into a bag or backpack, and come with molded tie-down loops that fasten to any sturdy object - perfect for weekend fly-ins.
  • 1.2 [as modifier] Denoting a place or activity that is reached using an aircraft: fly-in canoe trips
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    • Anderson's physical strength and skills in trapping, hunting and fishing are legendary among those of her generation in Kitchenuhmaykoosib, a fly-in community 440 km northeast of Sioux Lookout.
    • The fly-in community of about 350 residents is no stranger to tragedy.
    • The fly-in community has not pleased all the locals, however.

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