line abreast

line abreast

line abreast
A line of aircraft one beside the other; a line-abreast formation.
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He faced his fleet in line abreast south, had the drachenflieger manned and held ready to cast loose, and ordered a general ascent into the freezing clearness above the wet and darkness.
It was quite a spectacle to see 17 horses line abreast at the furlong pole, with Twilight Son trained by Henry Candy, emerging a worthy winner in a great race.
Chris Holder, Tai Woffinden, Nicki Pedersen and Michael Jepsen Jensen line abreast in heat five.
It was virtually line abreast as the field hit the first bend, with Airport Captain shading it on the inside from trap two.
All car parks would be in line abreast for those who want to struggle with their cars.
Why were three bodies found lying out in the open as if advancing in extended line abreast formation?
Sometimes I fly in formation with several aircraft--from fingertip to 6,000-9,000' line abreast with an altitude split .
The formation was briefed as two, line abreast, four-planediamond formations, with an E-2C in the slot between the two diamonds.
The worst are women with pushchairs advancing down the street in line abreast.
5 miles from each other, line abreast, Airspeed was 400 knots, altitude 18,000 feet.
Turning into the straight all four runners were line abreast but Tony McCoy brought Wahiba Sands down the outside of the quartet to lead at the final fence.
Turning into the straight all four runners were line abreast but just as Best Mate, conceding 20lb to all his rivals, looked about to assert, Tony McCoy brought Wahiba Sands down the outside to steal victory by half a length.