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plane sailing

n
(Nautical Terms) nautical navigation without reference to the earth's curvature. Compare plain sailing
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PLANE SAILING: United winger Jesse Lingard turns in triumph after his late equaliser
Plane sailing As if taking the plane to Barra where you touch down on the beach isn't tempting enough - now this very special landing strip has become an ideal whale watching spot.
BRITISH AIRWAYS IT WASN'T plane sailing for the passengers of a BA flight to Dusseldorf this week when they landed in Edinburgh by mistake.
PLANE SAILING Olwyn in glider with the care home's Katie Ramsbotham
PLANE SAILING Shaun Williams takes off after Millwall's second to give Frank Lampard that empty feeling
From there, it was plane sailing. I successfully completed 150 hours of ground school training and then passed the academy and the GCAA's final examinations as well as 40 hours of flight training.
And with BA weathering the storm of everything from mid-air collisions to ticketing scandals, it's clear that it has not always been plane sailing.
Promoting their upcoming film at the Delhi airport wasn't plane sailing for Bollywood stars Katrina Kaif and Sidharth Malhotra.
Not bad for a quiet plane sailing silently day and night and undercover of darkness.
It won't be plane sailing. There are difficulties with any of the suggestions put forward - few would want to stay at a hotel next to the runway, a restaurant and conference centre might be possible, an aviation related business might like an iconic office or perhaps some sort of visitor attraction could be housed there.
PLANE SAILING: students (back row) Jenna Hewitt, Ami Fish, Josh Woodland and Jodie Browning, and (front row) Lauren Press, Vicki Ward (tutor) and Danielle Fain.