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barnstormer

A term for a freelance pilot who would operate from a succession of unprepared temporary airfields giving displays and joyrides. Barnstormers were a common sight in the early period of aviation.
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Although William Faulkner's Pylon (1935) revolves around a group of barnstormers, little critical attention has been given to the author's focus on barnstorming--an area of aviation that is distinct both formally and historically from the more predominant forms of military and commercial flight.
Dollywood Theme Park, a US-based theme park, has announced the introduction of a new Barnstormer ride for the 2011 season.
Situated on a ridge alongside Craftsman's Valley adjacent to the Mountain Slidewinder, the Barnstormer "landed" on Owens Farm.
The slick Scouser was on the wrong end of a split decision in a barnstormer at the Waterfront Hall in Belfast.
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McDowell has achieved more this year by winning the US Open and two in Europe whereas McIlroy's lone success came in America, a barnstormer of a weekend performance at Quail Hollow in May But he was third in the last two M a j o r s a n d h a s b e e n runner-up for the past two years at Fanling, while G-Mac's best on this course was a sixth place in 2007.
From the Barnstormer the only one of its kind in Scotland, a 40m shoot and drop tower, where you are launched at a force of 4G to the top of the tower before being forced down again at 1G (faster than freefall) to the amazing 'Dougal McDougal's' Tractor Ride and Pony Trek plus many many more.
When a game ends with two goals in three minutes of added time, just four minutes after another, it had to have been a barnstormer, writes STEVE BROWN.
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The performance at Chester Summer Music Festival was something of a barnstormer.