Definition of 'aircraft'
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It is more easily seen from an aircraft flying over a sunlit layer of clouds. Times, Sunday Times (2017)After 2½ hours it was found to be a military aircraft landing safely. The Sun (2017)Pilots were queuing up to fly the aircraft into combat. Spitfire Women of World War II (2007)The jet is the first supersonic stealth aircraft capable of short takeoff and vertical landing. Times, Sunday Times (2016)One night a returning aircraft crashed on a house that some of the crews lived in. The Sun (2012)The important thing is to have aircraft and vehicles that do not put troops needlessly at risk. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They did organize a big military aircraft competition. Plane Speaking - a personal view of aviation history (1991)May is licensed to fly a light aircraft. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Sniper fire and a hurried escape from the aircraft to their vehicles. Times, Sunday Times (2008)If one adds military aircraft and general aviation the number is certainly in the thousands. Plane Speaking - a personal view of aviation history (1991)But we will not have the capacity to fly aircraft from them for at least ten years. Times, Sunday Times (2010)One problem with flying aircraft using biofuel is that it is more likely to freeze at high altitude. Times, Sunday Times (2011)And it seemed as if all this could be secured at the bargain price of a few transport aircraft. The Spanish Civil War: Reaction, Revolution and RevengeTwo allied aircraft did not return. Times, Sunday Times (2009)With military jets, helicopters and unmanned aircraft systems. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We make no apology for delivering the most capable aircraft to defend Britain and its interests. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Before trains, cars and aircraft the fastest vehicle was a galloping horse. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I was transported by military aircraft in exchange for doing exhibitions for the local servicemen. Times, Sunday Times (2007)THREE people escaped injury when a light aircraft towing a glider lost power and caused both to crash land. The Sun (2013)All international airlines have similar information, and aviation sites show extensive changes to flight plans by aircraft crossing the area in recent months. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It's difficult to see how the carrier capability can be cut other than by reducing the number of aircraft and helicopters on board. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This was the defendants' aircraft, their flight and their pilot. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The dog spent the rest of the flight roaming the aircraft, but his liberty was short-lived. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Britain will extend the use of two transport aircraft that are flying French troops and supplies to Mali. Times, Sunday Times (2013)When the wings are deployed, the aircraft is capable of flying 430 miles on a single tank of standard unleaded. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'aircraft'
British English: aircraft /ˈɛəˌkrɑːft/ NOUN
An aircraft is a vehicle which can fly, for example a plane or a helicopter.
The aircraft landed safely.
- American English: aircraft
- Arabic: طَائِرَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: aeronave
- Chinese: 飞机
- Croatian: letjelica
- Czech: letadlo
- Danish: fly
- Dutch: vliegtuig
- European Spanish: aeronave
- Finnish: lentokone
- French: avion
- German: Flugzeug
- Greek: αεροσκάφος
- Italian: aereo
- Japanese: 航空機
- Korean: 항공기
- Norwegian: luftfartøy
- Polish: statek powietrzny
- European Portuguese: avião
- Romanian: aparat de zbor
- Russian: самолет
- Spanish: aeronave
- Swedish: flygplan
- Thai: อากาศยาน
- Turkish: uçak
- Ukrainian: літак
- Vietnamese: máy bay
Definition of aircraft from the Collins English Dictionary
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