plane off

plane something off

to remove bumps, nicks, or scrapes by planing. Plane the rough places off so the surface will be as smooth as possible. Sam planed off the bumps.
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It came after an incident on one event that saw Johnnie Mackay aqua plane off the road due to torrential rain and he and co-driver Steven Hay couldn't get out of the damaged car.
amp;nbsp;The incident led to the closure of several lanes of highways as California Highway Patrol officials tried to get the plane off the road.
A Royal Wings plane had veered off-course on Sunday morning, leading to the airport's closure to remove the plane off the runway.
Iran has reduced the number of airplanes it plans to buy from Airbus by six amid delays in US regulatory approvals, and may knock one plane off a similar deal for more than 100 with Boeing, an Iranian official told Reuters.
He also said Iran might knock one plane off the Boeing order, reducing that to 108 aircraft.
ASL Aviation Group, parent company for the aircraft's operator, said: "We cannot speculate on the cause and are concentrating on getting the plane off the road.
But a spokesman for Dublin-based parent firm ASL Aviation Group said: "We cannot speculate on the cause and are concentrating on getting the plane off the road.
Jeddah, Sha'ban 12, 1437, May 19, 2016, SPA -- Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud on Thursday evening phoned President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi President of the Arab Republic of Egypt to express condolences to the president on the victims of the crash of Egypt Air's plane off the coast of the Greek island of Karpathos.
PILOT Colin Dawson pulled off a dramatic escape by 'bouncing' his faulty plane off the runway at Liverpool Airport.
Hackers and cyber-terrorists present an ever-evolving threat to airlines, with experts constantly testing for new vulnerabilities -- including the fear that drones could be used to throw a plane off course.
Philippine aviation authorities confirmed that the storm's strong crosswinds had blown the plane off the tarmac.
Curtis said that the pilots could have taken the plane off autopilot and somehow went off course and didn't realize it until it was too late.
the missing Malaysia Airlines plane off Kelantan, Malaysia, yesterday
She also appealed to their common interest (getting the plane off the ground on time) by using the word "we" a lot.