(redirected from Parachute flare)
Also found in: Encyclopedia.
PFPower Forward (basketball)
PFPoints For
PFPower Factor
PFPatriotic Front (Zambia)
PFProgram Files
PFPension Fund
PFPink Floyd (band)
PFPhat Farm (clothing brand)
PFPerfect Fit
PFPublic Facilities
PFFrench Polynesia (ISO country code, top level domain)
PFPersonal Foul (basketball)
PFPlanet Fitness
PFPosture Foundation (PF Flyer shoes)
PFPheasants Forever (wildlife conservaton group)
PFPublic Finance
PFPublic Forum
PFProject Finance
PFPolícia Federal (Brazil; Federal Police Force)
PFPacket Filter
PFPhiladelphia Flyers (NHL)
PFProgramming Fundamentals
PFPhysical Functioning
PFPacific Fighters (computer game)
PFPeak Flow
PFPigeon Forge (Tennessee)
PFPhantom Forces (gaming)
PFPalatable Food
PFPostfach (German: PO Box)
PFPro Forma
PFPage File
PFPower Failure
PFPreguntas Frecuentes (Spanish: Frequently Asked Questions)
PFPulp Fiction (film by Quentin Tarantino)
PFPanadeine Forte (medication)
PFPeople First
PFParameter File (computing)
PFPower Fist (computer games)
PFPass/Fail (grade)
PFPurkinje Fibre (cells)
PFPelvic Floor (anatomy)
PFPersonal Fitness
PFPopular Force
PFPilot Flying
PFProtection Factor
PFPayload Forward (US NASA)
PFPillow Fight
PFParacel Islands
PFPulse Frequency (Sprint)
PFPanzerfaust (computer gaming)
PFPacific Fleet
PFPower Feed
PFPositive Force
PFParticle Filter
PFParticulate Filter
PFProgrammable Function(s)
PFprotein free
PFProbability of Failure
PFProcurator Fiscal
PFPlantar Flexion
PFPersonal File
PFPersonality Factor (psychology)
PFPagan Federation
PFPour Feliciter (French: to extend congratulations)
PFPurple Fringing
PFPeter Fonda (actor)
PFPatrol Frigate
PFParity Flag
PFPre Flight
PFParapsychology Foundation
PFPerformance Factor
PFProblem Formulation
PFplain films (radiology)
PFPepperidge Farms
PFPaul Fleming (from P.F. Chang's China Bistro; restaurant named for founder Paul Fleming and chef Philip Chiang)
PFProfessional Firefighter
PFPulverized Fuel
PFPrevention First (violence/substance abuse prevention agency)
PFPolar Front
PFProtective Force
PFPermanent Forum
PFPucker Factor
PFPrivacy Forum
PFPalestinian Airlines (IATA airline code)
PFPrato Feito (Brazil; fast food)
PFProduction Factor
PFPortal Frame (structural engineering)
PFPorcfest (porcupine festival; Lancaster, NH)
PFProfunda Femoris (anatomy)
PFPosition Fixing
PFProbability of False Alarm
PFPeanut Flour
PFPixel Frequency
PFPlain Face (construction)
PFPenetration Factor
PFProposed Finding
PFPlanned Facility
PFPrimary Feeder
PFPresentation Function
PFPassive Flow
PFPrivacy Foundation
PFPotency Factor
PFPaged File
PFParachute Flare
PFProstatitis Foundation
PFPlanning Factor
PFPrairie Flowers (workshop)
PFPeer Facilitator
PFProject Forecast
PFPartially Fertile
PFPhat Farms (clothing brand)
PFPlanet Feedback
PFPolymer Filtration
PFPrice Pfister, Inc. (Lake Forest, CA)
PFProto Flight
PFPontus Ferrum (Latin: Sword Bridge; gaming; Cabal Online)
PFPartition Factor
PFPlanet Fortress (Team Fortress news site)
PFProduit de Fission (French: Fission Product)
PFPresence Function
PFPlain Flooding
PFPartial Fail (Nortel)
PFPolicía Fronteriza (México, border patrol)
PFPharmacopeia Forum
PFPOLYCENTER Framework (Digital Equipment Corporation)
PFProvidend Funds
PFPhilatelic Foundation of New York
PFPipes and Flowers (Elisa Italian music album)
PFPalm Foundation
PFPioneer and Fayette Failroad Company
References in periodicals archive ?
QUOTATION BEATEN /07815 716012 "The Germans identified Coventry with radio beams, then circled the city with parachute flares. Then they set fire to as much as they could to light up the city before they started bombing.
Following the sniper fire at Romeo 1, Wlasichuk had asked Rose for permission to demonstrate his heavy mortar capability by using the mortars to fire several powerful parachute flares over the perpetrators.
A parachute flare and flare gun were among four weapons handed in at Leamington's Hamilton Terrace station during the week.
Other requirements include two internationally accredited lifebuoys attached with a 30-meter long rope fitted with a self-ignition lamp, magnetic compass readable at night, warning device, sea radar, Geographical Positioning System (GPS), Automatic Identification System (AIS), flashlights, two manual distress flares (Hand Flares), two smoke distress signals (Buoyant Smoke Signals), two parachute distress flares (Rocket Parachute Flares), first aid kit, water-resistant handheld flashlight, repair tools kit, pump to suck water accumulating inside the Water Taxi, ventilation means for indoor areas and an anchor attached to a rope long enough to fit the water depth in the operation area.
The Marine Casualty Investigation Board report recommended boats under 12m carry six rocket parachute flares which shoot 300m in the air and burn for 40 seconds.
A number of groups were deployed on the hill to search for the pair - using parachute flares to attract their attention."
My abiding memories of my time there are of marching round the infants' classroom singing "Bobby Shafto" during gasmask practice, using old Victorian slates on occasion due the wartime paper shortage, and trying to catch the parachutes that used to come down into the playground from time to time when Standard Fireworks up at Crosland Hill were test firing their parachute flares. As for the headmaster, Mr Morrell, I remember him as a rather stern, forbidding character, but perhaps he reserved his twinkly eyes for the girls.
As well as the high-visibility parachute flares for each yacht, other services unique to the event will include individual pilotage into the Lord Howe Island lagoon, full-time tender transport and pre-payment of the various mooring and environmental fees levied by the Island management.
They drove away from a blinding day reminiscent of patrols run out of Phu Bai and ambushes along Highway One, into an indigo night where roadside neon and rest-stop lights brought back memories of tracers and rockets, napalm and parachute flares. They had everything to think, and nothing to say.
Parachute Flares, launched by SPC Nathan McDaniel, captured no sign of intruders from the darkness.
A coast guard spokesman said: ``There was an exercise in Llandudno and 10 parachute flares were let off by Llandudno RNLI.