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flight line Line breaks: flight line

Definition of flight line in English:


1The part of an airport around the hangars where aircraft can be parked and serviced.
Example sentences
  • Maintenance personnel continue to work from a tent flightline, servicing their aircraft in the open.
  • A pilot prepares for a mission, getting dressed in the life support room before leaving for the flightline and his waiting aircraft.
  • Four 100-tonne cranes simultaneously lifted roofing into place to form the new ARDU aircraft flightline shelters on March 12.
2A line of flight: the birds move in well-defined flight lines to the feeding grounds
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