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Airborne troops are posted to the blocks to practise parachuting drills. The Sun (2008)It is not known what caused the manhole cover to become airborne. The Sun (2016)We return to the plane and are airborne in minutes. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Apart from the dirt, the airborne dust could also set off a more impressive spectacle. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Could one of nature's pests become an airborne vaccination service? Times, Sunday Times (2010)Somehow, he managed to get airborne again and landed safely. Times, Sunday Times (2014)In calm seas, they are virtually unable to get airborne. Christianity Today (2000)For musicals it's important to have a big idea of some kind so it can become airborne. Times, Sunday Times (2015)A few hours earlier airborne troops had landed. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The Pentagon has prepared contingency plans to send in airborne and ground troops to try to secure the weapons facilities. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But new evidence suggests some airborne dust comes from rock and soil exposed as Icelandic glaciers retreat due to global warming. The Sun (2010)Up to 15 of the innocents were hurled out of a compound in a bid to stall an attack by the elite airborne troops. The Sun (2006)They carried 250 elite Russian airborne troops. Times, Sunday Times (2015) Getting airborne's a thrill, then? Times, Sunday Times (2007)First thing is to get my kite airborne, which with my instructor's help is easy enough. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I doubt whether Argentina has the amphibious and airborne assets to get more than special forces on to the islands without significant losses. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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British English: airborne ADJECTIVE
If an aircraft is airborne, it is in the air and flying.
The pilot managed to get airborne.
Definition of airborne from the Collins English Dictionary
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