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  • And Sullenberger was flying an Airbus—the smaller A320, but with identical “fly-by-wire” controls to those of the A330.

    Who Was Flying Flight 447? | Clive Irving | June 5, 2009 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • The Airbus was as “fly-by-wire” plane, which means that the flaps on the wings are commanded by wires rather than manual tubes.

  • What gets me is, when you boil our two fly-by-night stories down, I've come here to be alone.

    Seven Keys to Baldpate | Earl Derr Biggers
  • The inhabitants could be no desperate fly-by-nights, such as Saleratus Bill would most likely have sought as companions.

    The Rules of the Game | Stewart Edward White
  • She now knew where she was, but was nearly dying from the exhaustion of his fly-by-night expeditions.

    Crooked Trails | Frederic Remington
  • Throughout the country local managers began to steal the Madison Square plays and put them on with "fly-by-night" companies.

    Charles Frohman: Manager and Man | Isaac Frederick Marcosson and Daniel Frohman
  • Theres hundreds of these little fly-by-night mining camps in this here Western country.

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