aircraft aircraft  /ˈɛr ˌkræft/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a vehicle that can fly

Usage(s):

  1. At Midway the Jap Fleet poked into the range of land-based aircraft, and for the first time in history, on such a scale, naval power with imposing air support met naked air power.
  2. Before disembarking, the travelers stripped the aircraft of most detachable memorabilia, including seat-number plaques and safety instruction cards.
  3. Several manufacturers have been experimenting with diesel modifications for aircraft.

News

  1. Trimble Launches Unmanned Aircraft System for Photogrammetric Aerial Mapping

    Trimble has introduced its next-generation Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) — the Trimble UX5 aerial imaging rover with the Trimble Access aerial imaging application.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: GPS World

  2. Bombardier Discloses Odyssey as European Customer for 10 CSeries Aircraft

    Bombardier Aerospace disclosed today that a previously announced firm order for 10 CS100 aircraft was placed by Odyssey Airlines, a new airline that intends to operate from London City Airport. The firm ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Ultralight aircraft crashes near Elverta; pilot severly injured

    The pilot of a small aircraft suffered severe injuries Saturday when his plane crashed in a field by a rural landing strip near the town of Elverta.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Sacramento Bee

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Quotes

  1. "Anyone that is complaining about the planes just wants to complain," Schwarzenegger replied angrily to a question Wednesday. "The fact is that we could have all the planes in the world here - we have 90 aircraft here and six that we got...
    on Oct 25, 2007 By: Arnold Schwarzenegger Source: Forbes

  2. A jubilant Chew Choon Seng, chief executive of Singapore Airlines, said in a speech before the departure, "This is indeed a new milestone in the timeline of aviation. This is the first totally new big aircraft to be designed and built since the...
    on Oct 25, 2007 By: Chew Choon Seng Source: The Money Times

  3. "Russia must stop its bombing campaign, cease flights of Russian aircraft in Georgian airspace and withdraw its ground forces from Georgia," Obama said.
    on Aug 9, 2008 By: President Bush Source: CNN

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