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flying field

noun, Aeronautics
1.
a small landing field with short runways and facilities for servicing airplanes on a lesser scale than an airport.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30
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  • For model airplane enthusiasts, a flying field is available.
  • Spectators are welcome to bring their own kites to fly on the open flying field, or try one of the manufacturers' demo kites.
  • Experimenting chiefly with control and maneuver, many complete circuits of the small flying field were made.
  • Recently lost flying field due to competing demands for development.
British Dictionary definitions for flying field

flying field

noun
1.
a small airport; an airfield
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