a squadron of airplanes operating together, especially any of several squadrons of famous World War I aviators.
a carnival troupe, or the like, offering exhibitions of stunt flying at fairs, circuses, etc.
an exhibition of aircraft aerobatics
the aircraft and men who take part in such exhibitions
plural noun 1. flags or ensigns flown on a ship. Idioms 2. with flying colors, with an overwhelming victory, triumph, or success: He passed the test with flying colors. Related Terms with flying colors
- Flying colours
plural noun 1. conspicuous success; triumph: he passed his test with flying colours
noun, Military. 1. (formerly) a force of troops equipped and organized to move swiftly and independently of a principal unit to which it is attached.
noun, Australian. 1. a doctor listed with local authorities as willing to be flown to remote areas to give emergency medical care. noun 1. (in areas of sparse or scattered population) a doctor who visits patients by aircraft