flight bag


Definition of flight bag

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

Examples of flight bag in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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, "Insecure satellite Internet is threatening ship and plane safety," 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, "Insecure satellite Internet is threatening ship and plane safety," 5 Aug. 2020 When one of the crew fat fingered a login to what’s known as an electronic flight bag, the flightdeck equipment repeatedly got an HTTP 302 Redirect error to the Wi-Fi service login page. Dan Goodin, Ars Technica, "Insecure satellite Internet is threatening ship and plane safety," 5 Aug. 2020 On board, new policies include transitioning to biodegradable products, removing paper ticket jackets, and using electronic flight bags to manage tasks among pilots and crew instead of paper charts and manuals. Di Minardi, BostonGlobe.com, "World’s largest airlines taking small steps to reduce cabin waste," 9 July 2019 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

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“Flight bag.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flight%20bag. Accessed 16 May. 2021.

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