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  • noun Plural form of go-around.


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  • ADAMS: There have been, in Elmore Leonard's time, a lot of go-arounds with Hollywood.

    Elmore Leonard, At Home In Detroit

  • In the case of Air India's low-fare unit, airline officials are expected to issue strict mandatory procedures for maintaining stabilized approaches and flying go-arounds, or maneuvers when pilots decide to break off an approach and climb away from a runway.

    Pilot Error Seen Likely in Fatal India Landing

  • If it ever manages to get up and stay up for more than a couple of go-arounds.

    Dark Matter Can Enlighten Minds

  • In what the FAA calls "go-arounds," the diverted plane approaching Newark has to make a sharp right turn through the flight path of planes landing and taking off from an intersecting runway, allowing little margin for error.

    Newark runway risks concern feds

  • CHERNOFF (voice-over): In what the FAA calls go-arounds, the diverted plane has to avoid planes landing and taking off from the intersecting runway.

    CNN Transcript Nov 27, 2009

  • ROBERTS: But, Senator, the last couple of go-arounds, you did vote against funding for the Iraq war.

    CNN Transcript Jan 9, 2008

  • Since the whole party was already waiting to get to the front of the ride's line, it allows the group to enjoy the ride within two go-arounds of that ride and move on without endless waiting and negotiating who stays with the child too small for the ride.

    Things that crack me up #43

  • We flew over to a nice, but little used, airport about 15 miles away, and for the next hour plus, I made takeoffs and landings in all of the aircraft's various configurations, with a couple of go-arounds and one power-off approach thrown in for good measure.

    June 11th, 2008

  • We've got to remind people, there's no go-arounds.

    CNN Transcript Aug 21, 2007

  • There's no go-arounds, there's no second opportunity.

    CNN Transcript Aug 21, 2007


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