fly-by : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n a flight at a low altitude (usually of military aircraft) over spectators on the ground
- His offices are a pair of cluttered rooms in Kowloon that could easily pass for a fly-by-night travel agency, except for the myriad awards scattered like paperweights.
- These are key components in fly-by-wire systems, which use computers and wires instead of mechanics and hydraulics to control a plane's flight.
- Instead, the steering and braking are fully electronic, using techniques pioneered in fly-by-wire aircraft cockpits.