Definition of flyover in English:
1North American A low flight by one or more aircraft over a specific location: there were artillery platforms in the hills, making a flyover too risky
More example sentences
- I lived next to a U.S. Air Force base in north Georgia for two years and have seen many night flyovers with afterburners.
- We've done a number of flyovers with helicopters and will continue to do that.
- A man in a blue FEMA windbreaker arrived to brief them on his helicopter flyover of the city.
1.1A ceremonial flight of an aircraft past a person or a place.
- The Defence Forces did their minister proud in his home city with a march past and a flyover by the Air Corps.
- There was a wet winch demonstration as well as a historic flight Iroquois helicopter lake flyover and static display.
- And Naval fighter jets cap the pre-race festivities with a tight-formation flyover.
2chiefly British An overpass.
- Mr Moffatt said the ultimate aim was to build a completely segregated crossing and flyover at Bilbrough, and construction was planned to start in 2003, subject to the availability of funds.
- The Highways Agency revealed today that a public inquiry is likely into its proposed £3.9 million flyover at Bilbrough Top, between York and Tadcaster.
- We reported that the order imposed to close the four gaps was merely temporary, and that the Highways Agency was planning to open them up once the new £11 million flyover was in use.
Words that rhyme with flyoverlayover • handover
Definition of flyover in:
- British & World English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.