fly-off

fly-off

[′flī‚ȯf]
(hydrology)

fly-off

fly-off
Northrop YB-49 bomber.
A competitive in-flight demonstration between two or more aircraft that are under consideration for procurement.
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Combat Aircraft Fly-Off Competitions: Winners, Losers, and What Might Have Been.
After much clamor and support from practical Pinoys nationwide, Sun and Spinnr are bringing back the Madonna Fly-Off promo -- this time, making it bigger and better as more hardcore Madonna fans have the chance to win free trips to Hong Kong and Australia to catch the Queen of Pop perform live for free.
As such, we see the return of a bigger and better Madonna Fly-Off promo as another step towards that direction.
The drones undertook a mock humanitarian aid mission as part of a fly-off final held at Bruntingthorpe Proving Ground in Leicestershire.
Lockheed Martin and partner Northrop Grumman won the production contract after a fly-off in 2000 and 2001 between X-35 prototypes and Boeing aircraft.
Rural Enterprise Tynedale threw down the gauntlet to the pupils at high schools in Tynedale to design their own masterpieces and compete in an inter-schools fly-off at The Sele in Hexham judged by Mr Goodman.
This option, of course, was painful because it could potentially mean having to get cleared for a fly-off from the pier in Norfolk.
The top 100 teams will be announced by March 21, and will participate in the final grand championship fly-off in Northern Virginia on May 10-11.
Cassidy will travel to Fort Worth, Texas, to represent the Palmdale facility at the Best of LM Aero Fly-Off Competition on Oct.
We had been on a two-plane det, and fly-off time had rolled around.
The credit will start at 15 percent during the concept demonstration phase, which includes the fly-off between the two competing contractors.
The credit will start at 15 percent during the concept demonstration phase, which includes the fly-off starting in 2000 at Edwards Air Force Base between the Boeing and Lockheed Martin planes.