Meaning of FLYING in English

FLYING

/ ˈflaɪɪŋ; NAmE / adjective , noun

■ adjective

[ only before noun ] able to fly :

flying insects

IDIOMS

- with flying colours

■ noun [ U ]

1.

travelling in an aircraft :

I'm terrified of flying.

2.

operating the controls of an aircraft :

flying lessons

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.