She experienced no trouble in landing and in taxiing her plane up to a spot near the house.
One thing I forgot to say--you must always hold a straight course while taxiing before the take off.
They were taxiing across the little harbor of Lerwick, Shetland Islands, when a messenger from the bank waved a yellow paper.
The amphibian was taxiing slowly through the water, its nose pointed directly toward the beach.
Meanwhile I might inquire where was Mrs. Spencer's shadow while she was taxiing up the avenue?
In a short time he was back on the water again, taxiing to the Spindrift beach.
While taxiing, you must hold the stick well back of neutral.
Then, too, the fine dust would get into the machinery when the aviator was taxiing for a start.
A student pilot, taxiing his plane across the field for his first solo flight, was coming straight toward him.
As the second bus was taxiing over the grass the pilot jerked it round sharply to avoid the pond.
1907, shortening of taximeter cab (introduced in London in March 1907), from taximeter "automatic meter to record the distance and fare" (1898), from French taximètre, from German Taxameter (1890), coined from Medieval Latin taxa "tax, charge." An earlier English form was taxameter (1894), used in horse-drawn cabs. Taxi dancer "woman whose services may be hired at a dance hall" is recorded from 1930. Taxi squad in U.S. football is 1966, from a former Cleveland Browns owner who gave his reserves jobs with his taxicab company to keep them paid and available ["Dictionary of American Slang"], but other explanations (short-term hire or shuttling back and forth from the main team) seem possible.
1911, from earlier slang use of taxi (n.) for "aircraft." Related: Taxied; taxiing.