verb \ˈflat-ˌhat\

Definition of FLAT-HAT

intransitive verb
:  to fly low in an airplane in a reckless manner :  hedgehop
flat–hat·ter noun

Origin of FLAT-HAT

from an alleged incident in which a pedestrian's hat was crushed by a low-flying plane
First Known Use: 1940

Other Aeronautics/Aerospace Terms

airway, apron, corridor, dirigible, fishtail, vector


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