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aircraft, plural;
  1. An airplane, helicopter, or other machine capable of flight

  1. a vehicle that can fly
  2. An aircraft is a vehicle which is able to fly by being supported by the air, or in general, the atmosphere of a planet. An aircraft counters the force of gravity by using either static lift or by using the dynamic lift of an airfoil, or in a few cases the downward thrust from jet engines.
  3. (Aircrafting) Fokker was a Dutch aircraft manufacturer named after its founder, Anthony Fokker. The company operated under several different names, starting out in 1912 in Schwerin, Germany, moving to the Netherlands in 1919. ...
  4. A vehicle capable of atmospheric flight due to interaction with the air, such as buoyancy or lift
  5. a flying machine holding in the air using the interaction with air, if it does not involve the interaction of air with land or water surfaces.
  6. A super-premium grade of fuel marketed in the 1920's for use in airplanes.
  7. Anything that is designed to be flown in the air. The general term aircraft includes airplanes, helicopters, gliders, airships, balloons and kites. Airplane and aircraft are not synonymous; airplanes are aircraft, but not all aircraft are airplanes.
  8. Any mechanically driven heavier-than-air flying machine with wings of fixed or variable sweep angle. Subdivision landplane, seaplane (float seaplane and flying boat), amphibian.
  9. An airplane, helicopter, or other machine capable of flight supported by the atmosphere of the planet.
  10. This gives the length of the flight deck, the number of elevators and catapults, and the maximum number of aircraft a carrier could reasonably operate. Most carriers could carry more aircraft, but could not make effective use of them. ...
  11. All manmade vehicles for off-surface navigation within the atmosphere, including helicopters and balloons. Air-cushion vehicles and wing-in-ground-effect vehicles are excluded from the classification.
  12. means any contrivance now known or hereafter invented, used, or designed for navigation of or flight in the air.
  13. Any contrivance, except an unpowered hang glider or parachute, used for manned ascent into a flight through the air.
  14. A device that is used or intended to be used for flight in the air.
  15. Any machine that can derive support in the atmosphere from the reactions of the air other than the reactions of the air against the earth’s surface.
  16. means any aircraft for the time being operated in connection with any Flight.
  17. A craft that flies in the air; either fixed or rotory wing.
  18. as used in this part means any airplane as defined in 14 CFR part 1 for which a U.S. standard airworthiness certificate or equivalent foreign airworthiness certificate is issued.
  19. an aircraft owned or operated by Buyer;
  20. equipped with a helipad atop the enclosed cargo area^[6]
  21. Includes a hot air balloon, but not a hovercraft.
  22. (Melbourne), Jan, Feb 1962
  23. Another word for airplane.
  24. A transport vehicle which is certified as airworthy by a competent aeronautical authority. As used herein, the definition may include surface vehicles, the bookings and traffic handling for which are dealt with in a similar manner to that used for aircraft.
  25. This section is organised alphabetically by company, containing information on aircraft and their associated upgrades, conversions and modifications.