- the science or art of flight.
Origin of aeronautics
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Examples from the Web for aeronautics
They offered free flight instruction and other courses in aeronautics to all comers.Red Tails Overlooks the Story of America’s First Black Pilots
January 16, 2012
We also happen to have a wonderful commentator, Clive Irving, who is obsessed with aeronautics.The Daily Beast Turns 2!
October 5, 2010
It must be that some country has gained a big lead in aeronautics.
I think that the stronghold of Inclusionism is in aeronautics.The Book of the Damned
If aeronautics is to be made popular, every one must be able to take part in it.Opportunities in Aviation
The pioneers of aeronautics could not afford to lose friends; they had none too many.The War in the Air; Vol. 1
These brothers were wealthy and full of enthusiasm for aeronautics.The Romance of Aircraft
Lawrence Yard Smith
- (functioning as singular) the study or practice of all aspects of flight through the air
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Word Origin and History for aeronautics
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- The design, construction and operation of aircraft.
- The scientific study of flight through the atmosphere.
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