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dummy run

i. Any simulated firing pass in which the weapon is not released—both in air-to-ground and air-to-air firing.
ii. A trial approach to land, to pick up a load, or to release a load.
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The dummy run at the start of December is one of a series of tests the police will carry out in the run-up to the Games.
But the world and Olympic champion is the only Welsh cyclist to have made the dummy run for the London Games, which takes place in six months time.
Inspired Torres' dummy run broke a loose Oxford wall and Drury whipped an excellent free-kick on to the head of Barnett, who coolly nodded home his 10th goal of the season.
Dummy run Celebrate 20 years of the famous black and yellow For Dummies book series when a special roadshow comes to Birmingham next week.
READING today''s Daily Post 7th March 2011, I found the article on page 15, titled Flood dummy run, some what amazing.
From 1978-79 he was manager of BBC Radio Scotland when they ran a dummy run on the procedures for the death of the monarch.
But this competition is simply a dummy run for next summer's big event and politically it is significant because FIFA president Sepp Blatter pledged a World Cup for Africa and this is part of the delivery.
ENGLAND coach Tony Smith will use next week's Gillette international in France as a dummy run for the trip to the World Cup in Australia at the end of the season.
FOOTAGE showing three of the July 7 bombers travelling on the Tube in a dummy run nine days before the attacks was shown to a jury yesterday.
They're using a scanner with different software to Southampton's, and a dummy run using mocked-up papers had better results.
Do a dummy run the day before, time it - then leave 10 minutes earlier than you need to.
The dummy run, which tested whether in the event of a major out-of-hours food emergency that key industry stakeholders could be contacted quickly, was a precursor to wider simulations later this year.