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  • n. Plural form of overflight.

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Examples

  • Nats has allowed for "overflights" - flights that pass over UK airspace at an altitude above 20,000 feet - allowing for many flights between Europe and the Middle East and North America.

    BBC News | News Front Page | World Edition

  • It has emerged that Nats, in discussions with the Civil Aviation Authority, has cleared the airspace over the ash cloud for "overflights" - those that fly over the cloud at altitude.

    Stars and Stripes

  • (Interrogator's Note: source observed these pilotless planes several times. the frequencyof such overflights is heresay information.

    DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE INTELLIGENCE REPORT

  • I mean, I think the thing that still sticks in my mind is that some of the things that Dr. Blix and Mohamed ElBaradei are looking for -- for example, the agreement for the U-2 aircraft overflights, that is the high altitude surveillance aircraft -- well, that is still just procedure, and in fact, this is not new for Iraq.

    CNN Transcript Feb 14, 2003

  • The overflights are a violation of UN Security Council Resolution 1701, which also calls for the dismantling and disarming of all militias in Lebanon.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • The overflights are a violation of UN Security Council Resolution 1701, which ended a devastating 2006 war between Israel and Lebanon's Shiite Hezbollah militia.

    Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense

  • Russia now allows hundreds of overflights and thousands of railroad cars to pass through its territory, carrying cargo for the NATO war effort in Afghanistan.

    Next Kyrgyzstan Government Expected to Keep US Base

  • Additionally, the United States also conducted overflights of the reactor site, strapping sophisticated pods onto aircraft to measure radiation aloft.

    Teams race to restore power to Japan nuke complex

  • Mexico said all U.S. overflights were carried out with authorization, oversight and supervision by the Mexican air force and other national agencies.

    US, Mexico Launch Unmanned Drone Surveillance Flights

  • Mr. Pruessing said Exxon was conducting overflights of the area to locate oil traveling downstream, some of which is being broken up by the turbulence of the river.

    Exxon Says Oil Leak Mainly Confined to 10-Mile Area

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