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flight distance

the distance that agricultural and wild animals like to keep between themselves and a threat of danger. The distance varies with the degree of wildness of the animals and the circumstances. Called also the circle of safety, critical, fright or guard distance. Important in planning animal handling facilities, yards, zoos and the like. Neglect of the need to provide adequate space in which an animal can escape will lead to them damaging themselves by running into fences.
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The period of rest between flights was initially 2-3 minutes but was increased to 3-5 minutes as the flight distances increased.
We used the data collected on running speed and flight distance to test the following hypothesis based on Ydenberg & Dill's (1986) model: faster individuals would be expected to flee at shorter distances from the predator.
The flight distance was calculated as the average of the following variables: the distance to animals gathering in compact groups; the distance of the first flight; the distance of the second flight; the distance of the first stop; the distance of the second stop; and the distances of lying or pasturing, when the animals kept visual contact with the experimenter.
Foraging flight distances were estimated from the base of the perch to the landing point using the height of the artificial point as a fixed length reference.
For the time being, the energy label provides insight into the flight distance and the stops.
The system will then show the nearest airports, flight distance, flight time by aircraft type, price estimates and time savings compared to commercial airports.
of Transportation to approve a "modification" to its application to win route authority to China, saying it now wants to operate service to Beijing from Chicago-O'Hare rather than Dallas/Fort Worth to comply with flight distance provisions in its labor agreement with pilots.
The second test assessed the howitzer's ability to withstand airlift of at least 50 nautical miles; achieving a total flight distance of 69 nautical miles.
This is no ordinary flying competition; teams are not only judged on flight distance but also their creativity and showmanship.
The RRPR cuts the maximum flight distance to approximately nine miles.
The RRPR has a blunt nose that limits flight distance to approximately nine miles.
Just this past year, the international flight distance record of 229 feet was set in Mainz, Germany.

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