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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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.
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.
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.
Federal officials said alligators, iguanas, terrapins, pigs, horses, cows, caribou, moose, elk, bears, coyotes, beavers, minks and a yellow-bellied marmot are some of the 47 nonflying animals that have had encounters with aircraft.
All control inputs were based on calls from the crewman and nonflying pilot who could see just the tower below him.
However if one thing is clear from the events of the last two weeks, it is that no matter how inconsequential the impact of a government agency or office may appear, the far-reaching effects of their closure are often wider than the nonflying public realizes.
But nonflying Ricky persists and gets Lucy to finally spot the runway at which point she remarks: "Are you kidding me?
2009), nonflying mammals (Smythe, 1986, 1989; Bodmer, 1991; Hoch & Adler 1997; Norconk et al.
It would have been the smallest nonflying dinosaur and lived during the Lower Cretaceous period, between 100 million and 145 million years ago.