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  • v. Present participle of overfly.


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  • Bertrand Guay/AFP/Getty Images A picture taken on board a supplying plane as it flew over Paris showed a CASA 235-200 M overflying the defense Paris business district during the Bastille Day military air parade.

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  • The plane crashed into a military compound after overflying the airport.

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  • Hence, because the world is divided up into countries (as Buzzetti puts it), he is prevented by UN regulations from flying back home because he'd be overflying some of them!

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  • Yet no overflying German plane ever spotted this place during its three years of wartime operation.

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  • This does not guarantee that the ISS is visible during every one of those nights; after all it may be overflying Britain only during daylight as it was last week.

    Spacewatch: International Space Station timings and positions

  • The whole issue is reentry not ascent power other then overflying other parts of the globe which may upset people.

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  • The book shows how successive governments hid the vast sums they spent on electronic intelligence and in the present day shows how the secret services have now turned to overflying our cities, hoovering up the data we carelessly let slip into the ether.

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  • He promised the Greeks that he would resolve the longstanding irritant of military jets from either side overflying each others 'territory.

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  • Gatwick airport, whilst stupidly located in a fog prone area, causes less low level overflying of urban areas but can be run no harder.

    Archive 2008-04-01

  • The performances in the movie has pretty much first-rate across the board Costner's accent issues aside, and the few special effects sequences showing spy planes overflying Cuba and so far are effective, if inexplicably expensive; the movie had a budget of $80 million, higher than Independence Day, and is totally bereft of comparable action or effects sequences.

    Archive 2010-01-01


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