flight line


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flight line

or flight·line (flīt′līn′)
n.
The area of an airfield, specifically the parking area and the maintenance hangars, where aircraft are onloaded, offloaded, and serviced.

flight line

n
(Aeronautics) an area of an airfield or airport on which aircraft, esp military aircraft, are parked and serviced

flight′ line`


n.
the area of an airfield used for the servicing and maintenance of airplanes.
[1940–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.flight line - place where airplanes are parked and the maintenance hangars (but not the runways or taxiways)
airfield, flying field, landing field, field - a place where planes take off and land
line - a spatial location defined by a real or imaginary unidimensional extent
Translations
ligne de foulée
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