flying circus


noun

a squadron of airplanes operating together, especially any of several squadrons of famous World War I aviators.
a carnival troupe, or the like, offering exhibitions of stunt flying at fairs, circuses, etc.

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British Dictionary definitions for flying circus

flying circus

noun

an exhibition of aircraft aerobatics
the aircraft and men who take part in such exhibitions
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