biplane : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  old fashioned airplane; has two wings one above the other

  • In his Wright-powered Stearman biplane, The Flying Carpet, piloted by one Moye Stephens, Halliburton rode leisurely from London to Manila.
  • Working from the time school was out until bedtime, Martin's son, Glenn Luther, methodically turned out biplane box kites at the rate of three a day, sold them for 25 apiece.
  • Early last week, however, he began to fly a craft for which he had no rating: a small American-built Pitts S-2A biplane, designed for aerobatics.
News & Articles

  • Senior citizen's wish comes true, flies in biplane
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – For 20 years a Louisville woman has dreamed of flying in an open cockpit biplane. Her dream became a reality on Saturday thanks to an organization dedicated to fulfilling life-long wishes of senior citizens. Click the video to learn about Vivian McDonald’s reaction when her wish finally came true.  
    June 16, 2013 - WHAS TV11 Louisville

  • Sankar Chatterjee in MSNBC
    It is intriguing to contemplate that perhaps avian flight, like aircraft evolution, went through a biplane stage before the monoplane was introduced,said Sankar Chatterjee of Texas Tech University. "It seems likely that Microraptor...
  • Michael Bloomberg in Ontario Now
    Some of the people on McCain's [presidential campaign] staff have been calling me to see if Mike is running because they are ready to leave the McCain campaign, which is a biplane on fire and spiraling down,the Bloomberg adviser said.

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