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flight pay

noun
1.
a pay supplement allowed by the U.S. Air Force to certain crew members who attain a minimum flight time per month.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30
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Examples for flight pay
  • That's more than double what military fliers earn, even after special flight pay and bonuses to keep them in the service.
  • You'll be well paid for your expertise, receiving flight pay in addition to normal pay, allowances and benefits.
  • The earnings for aircraft pilots include flight pay and flight hours only and may not reflect the total earnings and hours worked.
  • And they wanted their four hours a month, because that was flight pay.

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