sortie


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Synonyms for sortie

Synonyms for sortie

a military action in which besieged troops burst forth from their position

(military) an operational flight by a single aircraft (as in a military operation)

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This was also the last sortie of the IAF Chief in a combat aircraft before his retirement due on September 30.
Roxas' party-mates had defended him, saying that he usually starts the campaign in his hometown; hence, he missed the first sortie in Caloocan City.
Perhaps the biggest thing the Sortie offers is semiautomatic operation.
Mais ce qui caracterise une saison cinematographique dynamique, c'est le rythme des sorties, a savoir le nombre de nouveaux films a l'affiche, la diversite de leur origine et de leur genre.
La premiere sortie, qui visera a oter la partie defectueuse -- comprenant des elements pressurises a l'aide d'ammoniac --, a finalement ete fixee a ce samedi 10h55 GMT, et non plus vendredi, a indique l'Agence spatiale americaine.
There, nearly every sortie with a student pilot was an accident waiting to happen while actual IFEs and air aborts were thankfully very rare.
We were together in MiG-21 squadron," said Dhanoa after his last sortie from the air base here.
John Mary Vianney Parish Church before joining a campaign sortie in Rizal with former House Deputy Speaker Erin Tanada who is also running under Otso Diretso.
1-Quiros de l'Eden : Malgre son depart du premier poteau, ce pensionnaire de l'efficace ecurie Ah.Salmi risque de ne pas pouvoir tenir la comparaison face aux grosses cylindrees de l'epreuve, a moins qu'il ne se prevale de sa belle derniere sortie. 2-Volcan Royal : Cet excellent trotteur qui reste sur une belle victoire sur 2 400 metres et qui donne toujours le meilleur de lui-meme en course, s'elancera avec de serieuses ambitions pour tenter de briguer la plus haute marche du podium de l'epreuve du jour.
Howe, project managers at the Air Force Logistics Management Agency, examine the effect decreasing average sortie duration (ASD) would have on the cost per flying hour (CPFH) for the F-15C/D.
I had just completed my first sortie of a two sortie pit and go.
So when Ben flew that sortie at Fort Myer the acceptance flight was for 10 miles at an average speed of 42.6 miles per hour.
Summary: Pathankot (Punjab) [India], Sept 2 (ANI): Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman who famously shot down a Pakistan Air Force's F-16 fighter aircraft during a dogfight in February earlier this year, flew a joint sortie with IAF Chief BS Dhanoa on Monday.