flyoff

flyoff

(ˈflaɪˌɒf)
n
(General Physics) the total volume of water transferred from the earth to the atmosphere

fly•off

(ˈflaɪˌɔf, -ˌɒf)

n.
a competitive demonstration of aircraft performance, as to determine which of the participating manufacturers secures a government contract.
[1965–70]
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They had a flyoff between the F-35 and the F-15 and they chose the F-15.
We had just recovered Rawhide 54 and needed to do a quick turnaround for its flyoff and return to Bahrain.
I was informed that I would have a 0500 brief for a three-hour plane guard and flyoff.
Participants in the Raytheon Tweetup at Farnborough will have a prime viewing of champion student rocketeers from France, the United Kingdom and the United States as they compete in an international flyoff.
The car still has a traditional racing flyoff handbrake on the right hand side of the driver - quirky but effective.
With strong support from the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Nellis AFB hosted a competitive flyoff among a small pool of nondevelopmental aircraft in the fall of 2010.
The detachment was focused on meeting current flight requirements and preparing for a four aircraft flyoff scheduled for 26 February.
Doctor One is the fourth 100-1 winner this year following Star Princess at Southwell in January, Flyoff at Leicester in July and Coctail Lady at Stratford later that month.
The YF-16/YF-17 flyoff and the Air Force selection and subsequent sale to NATO of the F-16 were among the highlights of his tenure as secretary.
Aboulafia has doubted the Army's commitment to AAS almost from the moment the flyoff was announced at the October 2011 Association of the United States Army annual symposium.
Athletes, Agriculturalists and Musicians among top 100 teams advancing to 10th Annual Final Flyoff.