pre flight

preflight

[pree-flahyt]
adjective
1.
occurring or done before a flight: a preflight briefing of the plane's crew.
noun
2.
a preflight briefing or a ground check, as of an airplane.

Origin:
1920–25; pre- + flight1

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preflight (ˈpriːˈflaɪt)
 
adj
of or relating to the period just prior to a plane taking off

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