soaring flight

soaring flight
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  • soaring flight — flying up and away, soaring high …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Soaring — is a mode of flight in which height is gained by using air that is moving upwards. It arises in the flight of both aircraft and birds. * For a technical description, see Lift * For the sport of soaring, see Gliding (gliders), Hang gliding and… …   Wikipedia

  • Flight feather — Flight feathers are the long, stiff, asymmetrically shaped, but symmetrically paired feathers on the wings or tail of a bird; those on the wings are called remiges (singular remex) while those on the tail are called rectrices (singular rectrix).… …   Wikipedia

  • Flight — is the process by which an object achieves sustained movement either through the air (or movement beyond earth s atmosphere, in the case of spaceflight) by aerodynamically generating lift, propulsive thrust or aerostatically using… …   Wikipedia

  • Flight — (fl[imac]t), n. [AS. fliht, flyht, a flying, fr. fle[ o]gan to fly; cf. flyht a fleeing, fr. fle[ o]n to flee, G. flucht a fleeing, Sw. flykt, G. flug a flying, Sw. flygt, D. vlugt a fleeing or flying, Dan. flugt. [root]84. See {Flee}, {Fly}.] 1 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flight feathers — Flight Flight (fl[imac]t), n. [AS. fliht, flyht, a flying, fr. fle[ o]gan to fly; cf. flyht a fleeing, fr. fle[ o]n to flee, G. flucht a fleeing, Sw. flykt, G. flug a flying, Sw. flygt, D. vlugt a fleeing or flying, Dan. flugt. [root]84. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • flight — flight1 [flīt] n. [ME fliht < OE flyht (akin to OS fluht, Du vlucht) < base of fleogan, FLY1] 1. the act, manner, or power of flying or moving through space 2. the distance covered or that can be covered at one time by an airplane, bird,… …   English World dictionary

  • flight — [n1] flying; journey aerial navigation, aeronautics, arrival, aviation, avigation, departure, gliding, hop, jump, mounting, navigation, shuttle, soaring, take off, transport, trip, volitation, voyage, winging; concept 224 flight [n2] fleeing;… …   New thesaurus

  • flight — flight1 /fluyt/, n. 1. the act, manner, or power of flying. 2. the distance covered or the course taken by a flying object: a 500 mile flight; the flight of the ball. 3. a trip by an airplane, glider, etc. 4. a scheduled trip on an airline: a 5 o …   Universalium

  • flight, history of — ▪ aviation Introduction  development of heavier than air flying machines. Important landmarks and events along the way to the invention of the airplane include an understanding of the dynamic reaction of lifting surfaces (or wings), building… …   Universalium

  • Soaring Society of America — The Soaring Society of America (SSA) was founded at the instigation of Warren E. Eaton to promote the sport of gliding in the USA and internationally. The first meeting was held in New York City in the McGraw Hill building on February 20 1932.… …   Wikipedia

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