flight bag


: a lightweight travel bag with zippered outside pockets
: a small canvas satchel

Examples of flight bag in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web After an interview, pilots could receive a conditional employment offer, a Spirit electronic flight bag and mentorship within the airline. Alexandra Skores, Dallas News, 9 May 2023 The pilot’s flight bag is gone. Nicholas Mancusi, Time, 24 Oct. 2022 All saved in a vintage airline flight bag. Linda Solomon, Freep.com, 19 Dec. 2020 The pilot’s flight bag and part of the instrument panel as well. Joy Williams, Harper’s Magazine , 14 Dec. 2022 No pilot’s flight bag, no black box, and the navigation panel has been pulled from the instrument board. Michael Gorra, The New York Review of Books, 1 Dec. 2022 And the pilot’s flight bag and the data box are missing from the cockpit. Ron Charles, Washington Post, 18 Oct. 2022 In other words, the same physical satellite antenna and modem were delivering Internet traffic to both the flight bag and passengers. Dan Goodin, Ars Technica, 5 Aug. 2020 The redirect format included the URL of the original request showing the GET parameters of the flight bag API. Dan Goodin, Ars Technica, 5 Aug. 2020 See More

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Word History


flight entry 1

First Known Use

1943, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of flight bag was in 1943

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“Flight bag.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flight%20bag. Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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