1. Flying Fish
  2. Flying Pig
  3. Flying Fox
  4. Flying Type

Floating, fluttering, waving, hanging, or moving freely in the air: flying banners; flying hair. Extending through the air. 'Flying' is an instrumental recorded by the English rock band the Beatles which first appeared on the 1967 Magical Mystery Tour release (two EP discs in the United Kingdom, an LP in the United States). It is one of the few songs credited to all four members of the band: John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr. Virtually anyone can learn to fly—a lot depends on what kind of flying you want to do. If you keep it simple, and fly a basic airplane for your own enjoyment, as a sport pilot or private pilot, the.

Flying Armed

To qualify to fly armed, unless otherwise authorized by TSA, federal regulation states that a law enforcement officer must meet all of the following requirements:

  • Be a federal law enforcement officer or a full-time municipal, county, state, tribal or territorial law enforcement officer who is a direct government agency employee.
  • Be sworn and commissioned to enforce criminal or immigration statutes.
  • Be authorized by the employing agency to have the weapon in connection with assigned duties.
  • Have completed the TSA Law Enforcement Officer Flying Armed Training Course.

In addition to the above requirements, municipal, county, state, tribal, or territorial officers must present an operational need to have the weapon accessible from the time he or she would otherwise check the weapon, until the time it would be claimed after deplaning. The need to have the weapon accessible aboard the aircraft must be determined by the employing agency and based on one of the following:

  • Assigned to a protective duty as a principal or advance team, or on travel required to be prepared to engage in a protective function.
  • Conducting a hazardous surveillance operation.
  • On official travel with a requirement to report to another location armed and prepared for duty immediately upon landing.
  • Control of a prisoner, or on a round trip ticket returning from escorting or traveling to pick up a prisoner.
  • Employed as a federal law enforcement officer, whether or not on official travel, and traveling armed in accordance with the policies or directives of the employing agency.

Common examples of travel that does not meet the threshold for carriage of accessible weapons are:

  • Individuals possessing the status of a retired, contract, reserve, auxiliary or annuitant law enforcement personnel.
  • Law enforcement officers who have not been granted general arrest authority and/or are limited specifically to governmental facilities.
  • Any law enforcement officer who is employed by a department, agency or service that is not fully taxpayer funded.
  • Attendance of non-operational or enforcement related activities (e.g., training, conferences, police week, memorial services, personal travel, etc.).

Training Program

For efficiency purposes, TSA continues to enhance its methodology to process and account for flying armed training requests. Law enforcement agencies with an operational need to fly armed must select a single instructor/point-of-contact to request the training material. This point-of-contact must request the training material to instruct the law enforcement officers within their agency who meet federal regulations to fly armed by completing the fillable form provided at the link below.

To request the training material, the instructor/point-of-contact must:

  • Be a full-time law enforcement officer meeting the instructor qualification standards of their agency.
  • Click on the below Request Training Materials icon and complete all required information.
  • Send the request from a government email.

State, local, territorial, tribal and approved railroad law enforcement officers flying armed must submit a National Law Enforcement Telecommunications System message at least 24 hours prior to travel. More information on this procedure is contained in the training program.

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Related to flying: flying squirrel, flying machine


1. Of or relating to aviation: a flying time of three hours between cities.
2. Capable of or engaged in flight: The bat is a flying mammal.
3. Situated, extending, or functioning in the air: a flying deck.
a. Swiftly moving; fleet: played the difficult passage with flying fingers.
b. Done or performed swiftly in or as if in the air: crossed the goal line with a flying leap.
5. Brief; hurried: took a flying glance at the report.
6. Capable of swift deployment or response; extremely mobile.
7. Nautical
a. Set by hoisting from the deck. Used of a sail.
2. The piloting or navigation of an aircraft or spacecraft.
Idiom: with flying colors
With complete or outstanding success: passed the exam with flying colors.
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(ˈflaɪɪŋ) adj
1. (prenominal) hurried; fleeting: a flying visit.
3. (prenominal) moving or passing quickly on or as if on wings: a flying leap; the flying hours.
4. hanging, waving, or floating freely: flying hair.
5. (Nautical Terms) nautical (of a sail) not hauled in tight against the wind
6. (Aeronautics) the act of piloting, navigating, or travelling in an aircraft
7. (modifier) relating to, capable of, accustomed to, or adapted for flight: a flying machine.
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014


(ˈflaɪ ɪŋ)
1. making flight or capable of making flight; passing through the air: a flying insect.
2. floating, waving, or hanging in the air: flying banners.
4. moving swiftly.
6. very hasty or brief; fleeting or transitory: a flying visit.
7. designed or organized for swift movement or action.
9. (of a sail) having none of its edges fastened to spars or stays.
10. the act of traveling in or operating an aircraft or spacecraft; flight.
11. without being fastened to a yard, stay, or the like.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
Noun1.flying - an instance of traveling by air; 'flying was still an exciting adventure for him'
air travel, aviation, air - travel via aircraft; 'air travel involves too much waiting in airports'; 'if you've time to spare go by air'
aerobatics, stunt flying, stunting, acrobatics - the performance of stunts while in flight in an aircraft
blind flying, blind landing - using only instruments for flying an aircraft because you cannot see through clouds or mists etc.
fly-by, flypast, flyover - a flight at a low altitude (usually of military aircraft) over spectators on the ground
gliding, sailplaning, soaring, glide, sailing - the activity of flying a glider
maiden flight - the first flight of its kind; 'the Stealth bomber made its maiden flight in 1989'
overflight - a flight by an aircraft over a particular area (especially over an area in foreign territory)
pass - a flight or run by an aircraft over a target; 'the plane turned to make a second pass'
solo - a flight in which the aircraft pilot is unaccompanied
sortie - (military) an operational flight by a single aircraft (as in a military operation)
low level flight, terrain flight - flight at very low altitudes
Adj.1.flying - moving swiftly; 'fast-flying planes'; 'played the difficult passage with flying fingers'
moving - in motion; 'a constantly moving crowd'; 'the moving parts of the machine'
2.flying - hurried and brief; 'paid a flying visit'; 'took a flying glance at the book'; 'a quick inspection'; 'a fast visit'
hurried - moving rapidly or performed quickly or in great haste; 'a hurried trip to the store'; 'the hurried life of a city'; 'a hurried job'
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.


1.airborne, waving, winging, floating, streaming, soaring, in the air, hovering, flapping, gliding, fluttering, wind-borne, volitanta species of flying insect, running, express, speedy, winged, mobile, rapid, fleet, mercurialHe made a flying start to the final.
3.hurried, brief, rushed, fleeting, short-lived, hasty, transitory, fugaciousI paid a flying visit to the capital.
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002


adjectiveAccomplished in very little time:
brief, expeditious, fast, hasty, hurried, quick, rapid, short, speedy, swift.
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A.ADJ [glass, debris] → que vuela por los aires
he took a flying leap at the mandio un saltoorsaltó sobre el hombre
he launched himself in a flying tackle and brought the intruder to the groundse lanzó por el aireor se lanzó en plancha y derribó al intruso
to make a flying visit
to come through (sth) with flying colourssalirairoso (de algo)
he passed all his exams with flying coloursaprobó todos sus exámenescon éxito
to get off to a flying startempezar con muybuenpie
B.N (gen) → vuelom; (= aviation) → aviaciónf
I had done 60 hours of flyinghabía realizado 60 horas de vuelo
I don't like flyingno me gustair en aviónorvolar
to have a fear of flyingtener miedo al avión
C.CPDflying boatNhidroaviónm
flying bombNbombafvolante
flying buttressNarbotantem
flying doctorNmédico/a m/frural (que se traslada en avión)
flying fishNpezmvolador
flying fortressNfortalezafvolante
flying foxNpaniquem
flying lessonNclaseforlecciónf de vuelo
flying machineNmáquinaf de volar
flying officerNtenientemf de aviación
flying picketNpiquetemvolanteormóvil
flying saucerNplatillomvolante
flying squadN (Brit) → brigadafmóvil
flying suitNtrajem de vuelo
flying timeN (= length of journey) → duraciónfdelvuelo; (= hours flown) → horasfpl de vuelo
flying trapezeNtrapeciomvolador
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005


(= air travel) → l'avionm
He doesn't like flying
BUTIl n'aime pas voyager en avion.

Flying Fish

with flying colours → haut la mainflying ambulance n (= plane) → avionmsanitaire (= helicopter) → hélicoptèremsanitaireflying buttress narc-boutantmflying doctor nmédecinmvolant(femme médecin f volant)flying fish npoissonmvolantflying machine nmachinefvolanteflying picket npiquetm de grèvevolantflying saucer nsoucoupefvolanteFlying Squad n(British)brigadefvolante (de la police judiciaire)flying start n
to get off to a flying start [team, competitor] → prendre un départen flèche; [scheme, plan] → prendre un excellentdépart
The week has got off to a flying start → La semaine a très biencommencé.flying time ntempsm de volflying visit nvisiteféclairinv
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005


adj animalfliegend; glass, debrisherumfliegend
nFliegennt; he likes flyinger fliegtgerne; he’s afraid of flyinger hat AngstvormFliegenor Flugangst


: flying ambulance
n(= helicopter)Rettungshubschrauberm; (= plane)Rettungsflugzeugnt
flying boat
flying bomb
flying buttress
flying colours, (US) flying colors
flying doctor
Flying Dutchman
flying exhibition
flying fish
flying fox
flying insect
flying jacket
flying leap
n(großer) Satz; to take a flyingeinen großenSatzmachen
flying machine
flying officer
flying picket
flying saucer

Flying Pig

flying squad
flying start
n (Sport) → ; to get off to a flying (Sport) → hervorragend wegkommen(inf); (fig)einen glänzendenStart haben
flying suit
flying time
flying trapeze
flying visit
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

Flying Fox


1.adj (gen) → volante
to pass an exam with flying colours → superare un esame con risultatibrillanti
to take a flying leap or jump → fare un granbalzo

Flying Type

2.n (action) → volo; (activity) → aviazionef
he doesn't like flying → non gli piaceviaggiare in aereo
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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