flight suit


Definition of flight suit

: a usually one-piece garment especially of fire-resistant fabric worn especially by a member of a military aircrew

Examples of flight suit in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The issues have resulted in approximately 20 months of delay to the flight suit delivery schedule, according to the report. Ashley Strickland, CNN, 10 Aug. 2021 Masucci agreed with him: a flight suit should be worn only in an airplane, with combat boots. Anna Russel, The New Yorker, 3 Aug. 2021 Uzbek media posted videos showing a pilot in a green flight suit, lying on the ground and receiving medical care. BostonGlobe.com, 16 Aug. 2021 His collarbone was broken, and his right arm, which was fractured, was bleeding through his flight suit. Anna Russel, The New Yorker, 3 Aug. 2021 The day before the launch, the usually press-averse Bezos gave interviews to the major TV networks while dressed in his cobalt-blue flight suit, with his fellow passengers at his side. Marina Koren, The Atlantic, 20 July 2021 Jeff Bezos, Blue Origin’s founder and owner of The Washington Post, swaggered up to the New Shepard capsule wearing his flight suit and a cowboy hat. Washington Post, 20 July 2021 Over their skivvies, pilots wear a one-piece CWU 27/P Nomex flight suit. Cory Graff, Popular Mechanics, 18 Apr. 2021 Instead of heading to the stars in a standard-issue flight suit, costume designer Shiona Turini worked with the house of Dior to create a one-of-a-kind red leather look. Janelle Okwodu, Vogue, 21 May 2021

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First Known Use of flight suit

1944, in the meaning defined above

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3 Sep 2021

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“Flight suit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flight%20suit. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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