What is flying a metaphor for?
Fly has been used for more than 400 years in metaphorical senses of “move with a sudden rush” and, by extension, “move with sudden violence”. To fly out is to express oneself with sudden vehemence or anger, to fly off the handle is to lose one’s temper or self-control, to fly at someone is to attack them furiously.
What’s the definition for flying?
Definition of flying (Entry 1 of 2) 1a : moving or capable of moving in the air. b : moving or made by moving rapidly flying feet a flying leap. c : very brief. 2 : intended for ready movement or action a flying squad car.
What is the law of flying?
The faster an airplane moves, the more lift there is. When the force of lift is greater than the force of gravity, the airplane is able to fly, and because of thrust, the airplane is able to move forward in flight. According to Newton’s third law of motion, the action of the wings moving through the air creates lift.
What do pilots say when taking off?
“Line up and wait” (taxi onto the runway and wait for a takeoff clearance) “Cleared to cross runway two seven” (taxi across runway 27) “Fly heading two three zero, Runway two seven Left, Cleared for takeoff” (After takeoff, fly a magnetic heading of 230º. Cleared to takeoff on Runway 27 Left)
Is flying a describing word?
As detailed above, ‘fly’ can be an adjective, a verb or a noun. Adjective usage: He’s pretty fly for a white guy. Verb usage: Birds of passage fly to warmer regions as it gets colder in winter. Verb usage: The Concorde flew from Paris to New York faster than any other passenger airplane.
What is the noun of flying?
flying (adjective) flying (noun) flying buttress (noun)
What is airspace law?
air space, also spelled Airspace, in international law, the space above a particular national territory, treated as belonging to the government controlling the territory. It does not include outer space, which, under the Outer Space Treaty of 1967, is declared to be free and not subject to national appropriation.
What does Bernoulli’s principle explain?
Description. In fluid dynamics, Bernoulli’s principle states that an increase in the speed of a fluid occurs simultaneously with a decrease in pressure or a decrease in the fluid’s potential energy.
What is the Flying Matters campaign?
“Flying Matters, a global consortium of travel companies set up to show that the industry is taking climate change seriously, is set to use its first marketing campaign to champion an increase in the UK’s aviation capabilities”. Brand Republic. Retrieved 23 December 2007.
What is the future of Flying Matters?
Di Leo told Travel Weekly Flying Matters will wind up at the end of April. The companies have left to set up a new campaign group with a narrower focus, restricted to the economic benefits of aviation.
What is the best definition of flying?
(Entry 1 of 2) 1a : moving or capable of moving in the air. b : moving or made by moving rapidly flying feet a flying leap. c : very brief. 2 : intended for ready movement or action a flying squad car.
Why did Flying Matters break up?
Aviation lobbying group Flying Matters is to disband following the departure of four key members including British Airways. Flying Matters director Michelle di Leo confirmed the group would break up following the withdrawal of BA, Virgin Atlantic, Heathrow operator BAA and the Manchester Airports Group (MAG).