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fly-past

n
(Aeronautics) a ceremonial flight of aircraft over a given area. Also called (esp US): flyover
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ASEARCH and rescue helicopter which goes out of service this week has performed a farewell fly-past.
He was addressing the fly-past ceremony of Pakistan Air Force held in connection with Defense of Pakistan Day at Air Headquarters in Islamabad on Sunday.
I believe spectators could still appreciate these old aircraft in a simple fly-past.
Among the guests invited to witness the fly-past were six RAF Battle of Britain pilots - famously dubbed the "few" by wartime Prime Minister Winston Churchill.
A PLANNED fly-past with a banner calling for FAI boss John Delaney to stand down was grounded yesterday because of "mechanical reasons".
So it was fitting that yesterday the Forth Bridge's anniversary was marked with a fly-past by a replica Spitfire and an RAF Typhoon.
The fly-past was arranged by former RAF squadron leader John Parfitt, from Cheltenham, who attended the funeral after hearing it about on media reports.
A SPITFIRE plane fly-past was set to round off the annual Normanby Local History Group exhibition today.
The Parade witnessed a spectacular display of fly-past primarily consisting of the aircraft flown by the units being awarded the President s Standards.
40pm for the official Battle of the Atlantic fly-past over the veterans' parade gathered outside the west end of Liverpool Anglican Cathedral.
THE Iron Lady thought a fly-past at her funeral a waste of money.
There will be a Battle of Britain memorial fly-past, and a fly-past by the RAF Red Arrows at midday.