flying field


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flying field

n.
A graded field on which airplanes may land and take off.

flying field

n
(Aeronautics) a small airport; an airfield

fly′ing field`


n.
a small landing field for aircraft, with short runways and more limited servicing facilities than an airport.
[1925–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.flying field - a place where planes take off and landflying field - a place where planes take off and land
aerodrome, airdrome, airport, drome - an airfield equipped with control tower and hangars as well as accommodations for passengers and cargo
airstrip, flight strip, landing strip, strip - an airfield without normal airport facilities
apron - a paved surface where aircraft stand while not being used
auxiliary airfield - an airfield that functions in a subsidiary capacity
facility, installation - a building or place that provides a particular service or is used for a particular industry; "the assembly plant is an enormous facility"
runway - a strip of level paved surface where planes can take off and land
taxi strip, taxiway - a paved surface in the form of a strip; used by planes taxiing to or from the runway at an airport
transportation, transportation system, transit - a facility consisting of the means and equipment necessary for the movement of passengers or goods
flight line - place where airplanes are parked and the maintenance hangars (but not the runways or taxiways)
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As he worked he hummed a tune, some music-hall air that had been popular in London the year before, so that one might have thought him working in the security of an English flying field surrounded by innumerable comrades rather than alone in the heart of an unexplored African wilderness.
Keeping his aircraft below a 150-foot cloud ceiling, Del Giuduce made several acrobatic maneuvers and touch-and-go landings at the Cook County Forest Preserve's Poplar Creek flying field in Hoffman Estates.
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Danger areas were also located over Lake Margrethe, near Grayling, where there was an auxiliary flying field, and even over the Beaver Islands, northwest of Traverse City.
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As for model airplanes, while a club of local enthusiasts leases a flying field near the airport, not everyone belongs to that club or finds it convenient to drive out past the edge of town to fly their planes.
Address: Flying field in Dunsdale, near Guisborough.
He reported back to his commanding officer, Major Carl Spaatz, that he had found a location on which a flying field could be established.
The Brant R/C Flyers Club may lose its flying field and has asked council to help it keep its field for model aircraft flying or else find it another space at Green Lane Park.
On 1 March 1914 the first flight of a military airplane took place when Lieutenant Eric Harrison flew Bristol Military Biplane CFS-3 at the Army flying field, Point Cook, Victoria.
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They have another book from 1936, titled "Airplane and Engine Maintenance," which has an introduction by Clyde Pangborn, and a mechanic's handbook from 1918 with the subtitle, "A collection of facts and suggestions from factory and flying field to assist in caring for modern aircraft.