Definition of Aircraft. Meaning of Aircraft. Synonyms of Aircraft

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Definition of Aircraft

Aircraft
Aircraft Air"craft`, n. sing. & pl. Any device, as a balloon, a["e]roplane, etc., for floating in, or flying through, the air.

Meaning of Aircraft from wikipedia

- An aircraft is a machine that is able to fly by gaining support from the air. It counters the force of gravity by using either static lift or by using...
- An aircraft carrier is a warship that serves as a seagoing airbase, equipped with a full-length flight deck and facilities for carrying, arming, deploying...
- fighter aircraft is a military aircraft designed primarily for air-to-air combat against other aircraft, as opposed to bombers and attack aircraft, whose...
- An experimental aircraft is an aircraft that has not yet been fully proven in flight. Often, this implies that new aerospace technologies are being tested...
- An aircraft pilot or aviator is a person who controls the flight of an aircraft by operating its directional flight controls. Some other aircrew members...
- A cargo aircraft (also known as freight aircraft, freighter, airlifter or cargo jet) is a fixed-wing aircraft that is designed or converted for the carriage...
- An aircraft boneyard (American English) or aircraft graveyard (British English) is a storage area for aircraft that are retired from service. Most aircraft...
- Stealth aircraft are designed to avoid detection using a variety of technologies that reduce reflection/emission of radar, infrared, visible light, radio...
- A jet aircraft (or simply jet) is an aircraft (nearly always a fixed-wing aircraft) propelled by jet engines. Whereas the engines in propeller-powered...
- Naval aircraft currently used by the United States Navy and the United States Marine Corps. For a complete list of naval aircraft designated under the...
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