flight formation


noun

an arrangement of two or more airplanes flying together in a group, usually in a predetermined pattern.
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Examples from the Web for flight formation

  • He consulted ornithologists, and learned that the configuration of parallel lines agrees with the flight-formation of cranes.

British Dictionary definitions for flight formation

flight formation

noun

two or more aircraft flying together in a set pattern

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