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flight line

i. The area of the airport where aircraft are parked while they are being prepared for flight. Also called the apron, ramp, and tarmac. See apron.
ii. In reconnaissance missions, the prescribed ground path across targets.
iii. The precise movement of a civil photogrammetric aircraft along a predetermined course(s) at a predetermined altitude during the actual photographic run.
iv. Predetermined directional line of flight within a flying display area. Also called a show line.
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1 aircraft, he leads our show line consisting of crew chiefs and assistants for all of our aircraft," said Lt.
And that is telling, say many of the show's lesbian viewers, who have complained that in QAF's first few episodes, lesbian couple Lindsay (Thea Gill) and Melanie (Michelle Clunie) existed only to further show lines featuring the guys.
The show lines up people with possible new flatmates and sets a series of tests designed to help them decide who will move into their empty bedroom.But Scott, 30, a former car salesman from Burntisland, Fife, conveniently forgot to tell his would-be flatmates that he was an accomplished actor with a host of TV appearances under his belt.
"While some of the hunting instinct has been lost in some of the show lines because they haven't been selectively bred for their field ability, there are some breeders who are committed to maintaining their dogs' purpose in the field, that do hunt with their dogs and also title them in the field.
The 13-year-old from Bodwrdin Farm, Bodorgan, Anglesey, will today proudly take his place on the livestock show lines alongside his father Will Evans.
The images, apparently taken on Christmas Day, show lines of trucks crossing the border from Syria before they are blitzed.
- Your neck starts to show lines faster than your face because the skin is thinner and has fewer oil glands.
Radio talk show lines were jammed all day by irate nurses who believed they should have taken to the picket lines at 9am yesterday.