Word usage examples
The frantic pilot put his violently bucking plane into a turn toward the Alaskan islands at the same time his copilot instinctively shouted a Mayday over the radio.
By the time Caleb Rustin arrived at the beacon, the Swallow and the other vessels that had answered the Mayday were widening their search pattern for debris or any other traces.
The dials were jumping, following the audio of the Mayday call still blaring over the speakers.
The “transmit” light glowed feebly as he called, “Mayday, Mayday, Bolo Das Afrika Korps requests and requires assistance!
Fortunately, the Guild had anticipated emergencies such as this, and just as there were protocols for interface turned suddenly hazardous, there were procedures for persuading locked computers or hostile AIs to send a mayday message if a lingster could find no other way.
Perhaps a Starfleet ship on patrol along the Neutral Zone would hear the ancient human cry of sheer disaster, Mayday!
There was nothing wrong with the Saberwing, he claims, so it's likely the mayday was a trap for us.
Keroon had been the fiercest opponent of a homing-capsule Mayday, which he termed an exercise in futility.