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sortie

[′sȯrd·ē]
(aerospace engineering)
An operational flight by one aircraft.
(ordnance)
A sudden attack made from a defensive position.

sortie

The period that endures between a takeoff and the end of the flight of an aircraft. The term is used more by combat crews than by the civil crews, who prefer the use of the term flight.
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The Sortie comes with open sights that are adjustable in both directions.
The 3,000th sortie, with tail number 5079, was piloted by Lt.
Go explained that Duterte attended a series of campaign sorties on Friday.
There, nearly every sortie with a student pilot was an accident waiting to happen while actual IFEs and air aborts were thankfully very rare.
The purpose of these two sorties was to ensure that the B-52 AMI system is ready to go when the first phase dedicated operational test hits this September,'' said Lt.
Grace Poe earlier declared the owner of the choppers they used during their campaign sorties.
Des mouvements de protestation ont ete organises, au cours de cette semaine, sur la route reliant la delegation au point de passage Dhehiba-Wazen pour revendiquer notamment la suppression de la taxe de sortie imposee aux Libyens.
The research found little correlation between ASD and F-15C/D break rates, suggesting most aircraft failures are dependent on the number of sorties flown, not the sortie duration.
You can maximize sortie generation with a limited number of bodies, but if you do a pit & go, it needs to be done smartly because there is risk involved, especially with young wingmen.
We got the 9-Pave-Knife laser designator pods over there during Linebacker II, and on the first sortie with four airplanes we were able to drop the bridge, two spans of the bridge with four airplanes and just a few bombs.
Furthermore, Binay cancelled his scheduled sortie at Laguindingan public market in Misamis Oriental as well as his rally at Barangay (village) Kauswagan here.
Cette nouvelle sortie se fera cette fois, sans bequilles', ce qui voudra dire dans le jargon financier, sans appui externe ou sans garantie d'un autre pays comme pour les deux dernieres sorties avec garantie americaine.