flight bag

noun

Definition of flight bag 

1 : a lightweight travel bag with zippered outside pockets

2 : a small canvas satchel

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But within six months it was certified and more than 400 businesses that made electronic flight bag systems closed their doors. Eric Adams, WIRED, "Four Reasons We Don’t Have Flying Cars—Yet," 15 June 2018 Radios, record players, telephones or flight bags with airline logos are held up to signal Volta’s new, modern identity. Will Heinrich, New York Times, "What to See in New York Art Galleries This Week," 31 May 2018 The men were able to toss their flight bags to the ground, get out of the disabled, single-engine plane and walk away from it. Linda Trischitta, Sun-Sentinel.com, "Pilot kisses tarmac after emergency landing at Pembroke Pines airport," 29 Mar. 2018 In Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner aircraft, electronic flight bags used by pilots have touch screens. Andy Pasztor, WSJ, "Touch Screens in Cockpits Would Improve Airliner Safety, Research Shows," 19 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of flight bag

1943, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for flight bag

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