nonflying

nonflying

(ˌnɒnˈflaɪɪŋ)
adj
1. (Biology) (of a bird) not capable of flying
2. (Aeronautics) (of a person) not related to the aviation industry or flying
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"RAF Fazakerley was a nonflying station, but it was very busy as on camp was the Motor Transport Repairs and Servicing (MTRS) - hence the dirty overalls in the photos!
The 15-year study found that in 2000, only 28 species of nonflying mammal species were known in Luzon, the largest island in the Philippines.
The island is also home to nine native nonflying terrestrial mammal species, four of which are endemic rodents, namely, greater Sibuyan forest mouse, lesser Sibuyan forest mouse, Sibuyan striped shrew-rat and Sibuyan giant moss mouse.
A detachment of French mechanics was retained to instruct the newly arrived American nonflying personnel in their duties.
Although western and northern Europe and most countries in central Europe have eliminated rabies in nonflying animals (https://zenodo.org/record/49670#) (1,2), alerts are regularly issued because of importation of rabid pets.
(Static load trainers are nonflying aircraft that allow for continuous training opportunities without the expense of using an aircraft maintained for flying operations or the risk of damage resulting in expensive repairs and impact on the flying mission.) This progression of instruction builds knowledge and skills for demonstration and practice with increasing degrees of risk and expense.
Thus, different metacommunity structures suggest that nonflying mammals are able to use a wider variety of resources than are volant species, or else that the resources they use occur in a wider variety of habitats.
Ecological structure of the nonflying mammal community at Cocha Cashu Biological Station, Manu National Park, Peru.
Moreover, figures gathered in 2010 indicate that for every pilot, the US Air Force has more than 23 nonflying Airmen and officers in support.