Also found in: Dictionary.
  • adj

Words related to free-flying

able to fly through the air (as a bird)

Related Words

References in periodicals archive ?
In the thousands of free-flying displays that have taken place at Knowsley Safari, this is a first-time occurrence.
Everyday, residents, both young and old, are visiting the area to fly the paragliders, a lightweight, free-flying and foot-launched glider aircraft that has no rigid primary structure.
The team estimated those levels by outfitting free-flying blackbirds with light-sensitive devices and averaging the urban light exposure.
The demonstration is not only expected to help Bigelow lease space to paying customers aboard its planned free-flying Earth-orbiting outposts, but also NASA, who is interested in the technology for future deep space missions, such as to an asteroid, the moon, or Mars.
The Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle Secondary Pay load Adapter, also known as an ESPA ring, can give up to six 400-pound secondary satellites a ride into space, or be converted into one free-flying spacecraft, said Joe Maly, ESPA Payload A program manager at Moog.
Talking about Paragliding, he said that paraglide is a free-flying, foot-launched aircraft that consists of a large wing, made by a special fabric (usually non-porous).
The city is offering a Mile High City safari, which includes Denver Zoo that houses around 4,000 animals, the Wild Animal Sanctuary with 290 lions, tigers and bears, the Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center, housing 1,200 free-flying butterflies, the Downtown Aquarium with around 15,000 fish, mammals, and plants, the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge, which is an urban wildlife refuge and home to 330 species, and the Buffalo Herd Nature Preserve, home to two herds of wild buffalo.
The decontamination procedure is routine whenever spacewalkers are exposed to free-flying ammonia, which can be a hazard if it gets into the space station's air.
The Newport bayfront has added a new attraction, Butterfly Adventures, giving visitors the opportunity to touch and interact with hundreds of free-flying butterflies.
Free-flying birds of prey, dog agility displays, stunt cyclists and black belt judo - all these and many more besides are there for you to enjoy.
The swannery is a reserve for free-flying swans and wild birds.
Under the contract, Meggitt Defence Systems will provide Banshee and Voodoo free-flying targets, pop-up helicopter targets, Microdops Doppler radar Miss Distance Indicator (MDI) scoring systems and ground equipment.
Involvement of free-flying wild birds in the spread of the viruses of avian influenza, Newcastle disease and infectious bursal disease from poultry products to commercial poultry.
But the accident, which cost the lives of the Yankees pitcher Cory Lidle and his flight instructor, laid bare a troubling situation unknown to most New Yorkers - a low-altitude, free-flying corridor over the northern stretch of the East River that many veteran small-plane pilots consider treacherous.
The new display will also feature more free-flying elements and there will be three performances a day.