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cow’s head

cow’s head
 n.— «Cow’s head: Refuel coupling on an aircraft.» —“Airport Lingo” by Raphael Sheffield Southwest Airlines Blog/Nuts About Southwest Dec. 10, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

Thanksgiving express lane

Thanksgiving express lane  n.—Gloss: a brand-new term for a part of airspace normally reserved for military flights that will be opened up to commercial traffic during the busiest flying days of the year. «The most significant change is...

airplane book

airplane book  n.—Gloss: a short, easy-to-read book. «The man who has written 16 titles, sold more than 1 million copies in Israel and set up his own publishing house (Keshet) doesn’t care to have his titles labeled “airplane...

SUV of the sky

SUV of the sky  n.— «Small private planes known as “very light jets,” or VLJs, are starting to show up in the sky and on the tarmacs of small local airports.…Displays of the aircraft, called the “SUVs of the...

warbird

warbird  n.— «The Warbirds are definitely showstoppers everywhere they are seen. Warbird is a term used to describe vintage military aircraft. Although the term originally implied piston driven aircraft from the World War II era, it is now...

ho-d

ho-d  n.— «Frisbees and paragliders competed for airspace last Thursday as the Ketchum Ultimate Frisbee League continued round robin play on the upper fields of Atkinson Park.…The crowd also went wild when Chaka John Schenk of KB’s...

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