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flyboy

slang A pilot or other member of an air force. The bar near the base is usually filled with cocky flyboys bragging about doing barrel rolls or whatever.

flyboy

n. a pilot. (Military.) Rocko was a flyboy in Korea.
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Navy recruiting officials reportedly saw a dramatic uptick in inquiries from would-be flyboys following the film's release, with military recruiters in some cities setting up tables outside cinemas.
One resident told Vaughan (somewhat resentfully I think), "You flyboys come and go year after year, but here we are for the long haul." Whether those folks resented being "stuck" in their small town or relished it, they are a key part of the experience; I'm glad Vaughan chose to include that part of the story.
The theme is A Night in the Life: 1940s Flyboys and Riveting Gals.
The musician will be accompanied by swing sensations The FlyBoys as he plays a selection of his greatest hits across six decades, including classics Bachelor Boy, Summer Holiday and Saviour's Day.
Hollywood came calling soon afterwards, and Reno was offered roles in a range of American productions including "The Pink Panther," "The Da Vinci Code" and "Flyboys."
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When challenged by mansplaining flyboys such as Poe Dameron (Oscar Isaac), she gives no quarter.
The piece appears in several other films, including M*A*S*H, Taps, Reds, Striptease, The Bushbaby, The Ruling Class, Walker, Androcles and the Lion, and Flyboys.
This was highlighted to me years ago when two American flyboys were guests in our field cook house on exercise in West Germany.
Me and all the real flyboys and the actors, so I actually felt a little sorry for him cause we all had time to play and date the cute extras and zoom around San Diego in muscle cars, but Tom was always in some scene and never go to play with us," he recounted.
AS fearless flyboys take to the sky over Sunderland to break the sound barrier, residents of the city are being urged to create a cyberspace sonic boom.
He caught the bug while preparing for his role in Flyboys (2006)
However, after our flyboys actually started dropping their explosive ordnance, the early reports of their success against ISIS seemed a little exaggerated.
Tony Bill, who directed "Flyboys," the World War I aviation film, appreciated Rabin's help in basic storytelling: "Is this a good guy or a bad guy?
These flyboys were also given red tipped .38 Special tracer ammunition with the idea a guy floating about in the shark infested Pacific Ocean could use them for signaling to a rescue plane or ship.