flight suit

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flight′ suit`


n.
a long-sleeved jumpsuit made of fire-resistant material, worn typically by members of an aircraft crew.
[1940–45]
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"He got to wear a Superman flying suit and just loved it," says Claire.
It would be a treat for Boro's long-suffering fans to see a proper comedian in a flying suit playing for laughs as a change to those officiating at Boro matches.
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After many years, Captain Salvador retired from military service, trading-in his flying suit for a commercial pilot's uniform.
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George Fernandes - In June 2003, then Defence Minister George Fernandes put on the flying suit and took off in a Su-30 fighter jet from Lohegaon Air Force Station near Pune.
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He just had time to slip his flying suit over his nightclothes before stepping into his singleseat Sopwith Camel biplane.
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