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Phrases related to: flight

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flight of fancyAn idea, narrative, suggestion, etc. which is extremely imaginative and which appears to be entirely unrealistic, untrue, or impractical; thinking which is very speculative.Rate it:

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take flightTo flee.Rate it:

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bail outTo exit an aircraft while in flight.Rate it:

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crashpadIn the aviation industry, used for a place of temporary lodging for airline flight crews.Rate it:

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excess baggageLuggage which exceeds the allowable size or weight (as for an airline flight or train trip), and for which an extra fee must therefore be paid.Rate it:

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fly by the seat of one's pantsTo pilot an aircraft without the aid of instruments and without a flight plan, using only instinct, visual observation, and practical judgment.Rate it:

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hangar queenAn aircraft which requires a great deal of regular maintenance and has an unfavorable ratio of maintenance time to flight time.Rate it:

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il a joué des jambesHe took to flight.Rate it:

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married sectorAny of two or more flight sectors in an itinerary that can not be rebooked or changed separately from the other sectors, due to fare rules or market restrictions.Rate it:

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pick offTo intercept, such as a ball in flight.Rate it:

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point of no returnThe point in an aircraft's flight when there is insufficient fuel to reverse direction and return to the place of origin.Rate it:

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take offTo leave the ground and begin flight; to ascend into the air.Rate it:

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