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flight line

an area for the servicing and maintenance of airplanes that includes parking ramps and hangars.
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First recorded in 1940-45 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Several of the fast rescue boats should be patrolling the flight line, ready to fish Yank pilots and crewmen out of the water.

British Dictionary definitions for flight line

flight line

an area of an airfield or airport on which aircraft, esp military aircraft, are parked and serviced
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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