midair : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n some point in the air; above ground level
the planes collided in midair
- What should be done to prevent yet another San Diego or Los Angeles midair tragedy? Experts in all segments of aviation contend that the Federal Aviation Administration has moved .
- Your eyes do not deceive you: that sleek slab levitating in midair is in fact a bed, and it is floating unsupported--though lightly tethered at its four corners--16 in.
- The plot also appears to be a return to older terrorist tactics of trying to blow up an airplane in midair, rather than turn the jet into a missile as the Sept.
News & Articles
- Dragonflies Wear Backpacks For Brain Study
A radio wave-powered computer chip records brain activity during insects' midair hunting maneuvers. Continue reading ?
June 19, 2013 - Discovery News
- Scientists put backpacks on dragonflies to track their brains in flight
The brain of a dragonfly has to do some serious calculations — and fast — if it hopes to nab a mosquito or midge in midair. It has to predict the trajectory of its prey, plot a course to intersect it, then make adjustments on the fly to counteract any evasive maneuvers.
June 18, 2013 - Duke University
- No injuries in Reno plane collision at air races
RENO, Nev. (AP) — One of two Czech-built military training jets that collided in midair while practicing for this fall's National Championship Air Races in Reno had to make a belly landing on the runway with no wheels, but neither pilot was hurt at the airport where 11 people were killed during the finals competition in 2011.
June 15, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
- Don DeLillo in San Francisco Chronicle
The major work involves midair explosions and crumbled buildings,DeLillo writes. "This is the new tragic narrative."
- Chris Mullin in San Diego Union Tribune
That's show business,said Chris Mullin, Golden State's executive vice president of basketball operations. "They should do (the trade) in midair off the trampoline."
- Matt Birk in Minneapolis Star Tribune
It's just bad communication,Birk said. "I'm obviously more veteran. I need to realize what he's trying to do. I was ready to go and kind of gave it the old flinch and tried to change in midair what I was doing. ...... I need to be better...