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 (pl.: aircraft) is a vehicle that is able to fly by gaining support from the air. It counters the force of gravity by using either static...
- 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 (early on also pursuit aircraft) are military aircraft designed primarily for air-to-air combat. In military conflict, the role of fighter...
- An aircraft engine, often referred to as an aero engine, is the power component of an aircraft propulsion system. Aircraft using power components are...
- Anti-aircraft warfare is the counter to aerial warfare and it includes "all measures designed to nullify or reduce the effectiveness of hostile air action"...
- An aircraft boneyard or aircraft graveyard is a storage area for aircraft which are retired from service. Most aircraft at boneyards are either kept for...
- military aircraft is any fixed-wing or rotary-wing aircraft that is operated by a legal or insurrectionary military of any type. Military aircraft can be...
- of airborne early warning aircraft. An AEW aircraft is an airborne radar system generally used to detect incoming aircraft, ships, vehicles, missiles...
- An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), commonly known as a drone, is an aircraft without any human pilot, crew, or p****engers on board. UAVs were originally...
- A jet aircraft (or simply jet) is an aircraft (nearly always a fixed-wing aircraft) propelled by one or more jet engines. Whereas the engines in propeller-powered...