[n] an instance of traveling by air; "flying was still an exciting adventure for him"
[adj] done swiftly in or as if in the air; used e.g. of a racing start in which runners are already in motion as they cross the starting line; "a flying start"; "crossed the goal line with a flying leap"
[adj] hurried and brief; "paid a flying visit"; "took a flying glance at the book"; "a quick inspection"; "a fast visit"
[adj] of or relating to passage through the air especially aviation; "a flying time of three hours between cities"; "unidentified flying objects"
[adj] designed for swift movement or action; "a flying police squad is trained for quick action anywhere in the city"
[adj] moving swiftly; "fast-flying planes"; "played the difficult passage with flying fingers"
[adj] streaming or flapping or spreading wide as if in a current of air; "ran quickly, her flaring coat behind her"; "a fluttering scarf"; "flying banners"; "flags waving in the breeze"
[adj] capable of or engaged in flight; "the bat is a flying animal"
aflare, air(a), fast, fast-flying, flaring, flight, fluttering, hurried, mobile, moving, quick, running(a), waving, winged
acrobatics, aerobatics, air, air travel, aviation, ballooning, blind flying, blind landing, flyover, flypast, glide, gliding, low level flight, overflight, pass, sailing, sailplaning, soaring, solo, sortie, stunt flying, stunting, terrain flight