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fly-past

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Definition of fly-past in English:

noun

British
A ceremonial flight of aircraft past a person or a place: a fly-past by an RAF formation
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  • It will enter the estuary at about noon and arrive in Hull two hours later, with a fly-past from RAF Tucano aircraft, from Linton-on-Ouse.
  • As part of the commemoration, the York branch of the Royal Air Force Association also staged a parade and there was a fly-past of nine Tucano aircraft from RAF Linton-on-Ouse.
  • The service included the unveiling of a commemorative plaque at Gurney Airfield and a fly-past by an F - 111 from No.6 Squadron.

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