maiden flight


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Noun1.maiden flight - the first flight of its kind; "the Stealth bomber made its maiden flight in 1989"
flying, flight - an instance of traveling by air; "flying was still an exciting adventure for him"
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This was disclosed over the weekend by Indonesian Consul General Dicky Fabrian, who said Garuda has already sent a letter of intent to Davao Airport Authority for the airline's maiden flight using a 70-seater ATR 72-600 aircraft.
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The first Airbus C295, purchased by the Government of Canada for the Royal Canadian Air Forces (RCAF) Fixed Wing Search and Rescue Aircraft Replacement (FWSAR) program, has completed its maiden flight, marking a key milestone towards delivery by the end of 2019 to begin operational testing by the RCAF.
The maiden flight arrived with 133 passengers, composed mostly of Qatar Airways officials and OFWs.
Ibom Air, a commercial airline owned by the Akwa Ibom government, launched its maiden flight.
He said he would be taking the maiden flight to Islamabad on June 3.
Wednesday's launch was the second for Falcon Heavy following its successful maiden flight on Feb.
20 (Petra) -- The China-developed new unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) conducted a successful maiden flight on Wednesday, according to Xinhua news agency.
THE first MA-700 turboprop Chinese airliner is scheduled to roll off the assembly line in September and is likely to make its maiden flight before the end of this year, according to Aviation Industry Corp of China Ltd (AVIC), developer and maker of the plane.
The Olympic torch was then transported from Banja Luka to Sarajevo by Fly Bosnia, on a maiden flight Banja Luka-Sarajevo and was welcomed by members of the BiH Presidency A efik DA3/4aferovic and A1/2eljko KomA!ic, and Chairman of the Council of Ministers of BiH, Denis Zvizdic.