firing pass

firing pass

A flight of combat aircraft in which air-to-air or air-to-ground weapons are fired.
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He then pulled up and the next aircraft made a firing pass. However, by this time the enemy realized what was happening and they began firing back at the aircraft.
Author's Comments: Jagan Pillarisetti who manages the the IAF section of the website Bharat Rakshak, informed the me that Denzil's mission didn't make any firing passes at all as they did not have rocketsor cannons- only Air to Air Missiles.
"He did a great job of handling the ball and distributing and firing passes. When I started finding my rhythm, he found me on great passes."
In the second half, Iran boosted the pace and the excitement but kept firing passed or over the goal.
He is once again charging headfirst to the basket for layups and dunks and firing passes to teammates - and occasionally to unsuspecting fans in the first few rows.
When you've got Steve Gerrard behind those two, firing passes into their feet, you've got a real potent blend there.
With his side looking second-best, highly-touted Check Tiote struggling and Gabriel Obartan firing passes straight into touch, Pardew made use of his substitutes on the half-hour.
He went 6-for-6 on his first drive, firing passes to six players during a ho-hum 91-yard scoring march.
Outside-half Nicky Robinson, who departed for Gloucester during the off-season, was a specialist at firing passes across the face of defences for powerhouse runners like Shanklin and Jamie Roberts to run into gaps.
On this occasion we were last into the strafing circle and had made two firing passes and were committed to the next when all aircraft were ordered by the controller at the base to cease all operations and return to base.