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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Islamabad -- A drunk Pakistan International Airlines flight steward Ghulam Mohammad Chandio has been off-loaded after stopping him to fly-off the plane.
In the blood reports of flight steward Ghulam Mohammad Chandio, alcohol was identified after that authorities while stopping him to fly-off the plane, off-loaded him.
The team will have to submit the design report by February 22, and hopefully be eligible for the contest fly-off to be held on April 11 - 14.
The second directive requires the Air Force to conduct a comparison, a fly-off, that pits the capabilities of the F-35 A against the A-10C across the latter's current three-fold mission set: close-air support [CAS), combat search and rescue (CSAR), and forward air control-airborne [FAC-A).
With that, where do the differences lie, and what would be gained by a fly-off?
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.
The drones undertook a mock humanitarian aid mission as part of a fly-off final held at Bruntingthorpe Proving Ground in Leicestershire.
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.
In May, VF-2's fly-off ended the Bounty Hunters' 30 years of flying the F-14.
This option, of course, was painful because it could potentially mean having to get cleared for a fly-off from the pier in Norfolk.
We had been on a two-plane det, and fly-off time had rolled around.