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a flight at a low altitude (usually of military aircraft) over spectators on the ground

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The author of the Learning Experiences article in the January 2018 issue, "Three Green, Please" berates himself for not doing a fly-by past a control tower to check his airplane's landing gear extension.
With fly-bys representing two-thirds of digital readership, it behooves editors and publishers to learn as much about these individuals as they can.
The enactment featured air drops, low passing jet fly-bys, helicopter and naval support, gun battles and fast-moving pursuits involving tanks and armored cars, culminating in the successful liberation of the port.
They were doing low-level fly-bys from Bidston tip out to the river.
During five fly-bys of Titan's Ligeia Mare -- a liquid methane sea larger than Lake Superior -- the scientists noticed bright features that appeared and changed shape on the sea's surface.
Little was known about the surface of Mercury until 1974 when the Mariner 10 spacecraft made a series of fly-bys.
Cassini provided gravity measurements from three close fly-bys of Enceladus from 2010 to 2012.
I revelled in their majestic, eye-level fly-bys whenever I could be bothered to leave the king-size bed.
It promises visitors the chance to watch flying displays from aerobatic display teams, the Breitling Wingwalkers and Saudi Hawks, as well as fly-bys from aircraft such as the Lockheed Martin F22 Raptor and Dassault Mirage 2000.
BIAS will be open to the public for three days from Thursday and promises visitors the chance to catch flying displays from aerobatic display teams the Breitling Wingwalkers and Saudi Hawks as well as fly-bys from aircraft such as the Lockheed Martin F22 Raptor and Dassault Mirage 2000.
We've had some hairy journeys in the past, a couple of fly-bys in the plane as you do in the modern game," he said.
The planes again did not violate Japanese airspace, but Japan's Defense Ministry says it is analyzing Russia's intentions behind the fly-bys, Kyodo said.
Their mission was extended after successful fly-bys of Jupiter and Saturn, and they went on to explore Neptune and Uranus.
Shane noticed that while there were loyalty programmes targeting corporates, such as Fly-Bys and Onecard, and a few mobile apps out there, "there was nothing that could help small businesses have visibility around who their customers are and enable businesses to communicate with customers--and was affordable".
Mallards aren't in the dominant numbers as seen further east, but teal, gadwalls, wood ducks, redheads, canvasbacks, ringnecks, scaup and the like populate the fly-bys.