- an air flight that passes over a specific area, country, or territory: Overflights of foreign aircraft are closely monitored.
Origin of overflight
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The spies and the generals want to deny the Russians the overflight rights for its latest surveillance planes.Pentagon Moves to Block Russian Spy Plane in American Skies
April 18, 2014
- the flight of an aircraft over a specific area or territory
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