flying circus

flying circus

noun
1.
a squadron of airplanes operating together, especially any of several squadrons of famous World War I aviators.
2.
a carnival troupe, or the like, offering exhibitions of stunt flying at fairs, circuses, etc.
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flying circus
 
n
1.  an exhibition of aircraft aerobatics
2.  the aircraft and men who take part in such exhibitions

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