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Road trips and domestic travel have largely superseded flying and international travel.

Mention drones and Amazon in the same breath, and most people will immediately think of the company’s grand plans for aerial delivery or maybe ill-advised late-night internet purchases involving the latest consumer flying machines.

Believe me, we would be seeing super-spreading events if flying wasn’t safe.

The International Air Transport Association has warned that long-distance flying will take years to return to 2019 levels and has urged countries to unify travel rules to speed the comeback.

From Fortune

It was clear in Rachel Daly’s brace and goal-line save, in Shea Groom’s superhero-like, flying header or her back-heel assist on Kristie Mewis’s goal against the Utah Royals.

That ground hold was to stop you flying through weather that could kill you and everyone else aboard.

The copilot on Flight 8501 was Remi Emmanuel Piesel, 46, who despite his age had just 2,275 hours of flying experience.

Inevitably, the old visceral “hands-on” flying skills, no longer much employed by pilots, have atrophied like an unused limb.

The “pilot flying” was more probably the far less experienced copilot.

One report has the AirAsia Airbus flying at a speed very close to what would trigger a low speed stall.

I asked him to tell me how he produced a certain effect he makes in his arrangement of the ballad in Wagner's Flying Dutchman.

These Eskimos were very fond of kite-flying, for its own sake, without reference to utility!

Pretty well for "a cross between an Astley's chariot, a flying machine and a treadmill."

I've seen just enough of flying fishes to hanker after Mandalay, just enough of Spaniards to long for a sight of Spain.

The graceful flying-fish, like a fair white bird, goes glancing above the blue magnificence of the tropical seas.


On this page you'll find 85 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to flying, such as: aerial, floating, soaring, drifting, express, and flapping.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.