Those arguing for a no-fly zone don't need a U.S. aircraft carrier.
She was escorted to an aircraft gun and told it was protecting the city from American airstrikes.
aircraft accidents are rare—last year there was one serious accident for every 1.6 million flights.
The result is a massive backlog of aircraft that must be repaired.
This raises an interesting question: What would Israel have offered if the U.S. had thrown in an aircraft carrier?
The Germans threatened to rescue him, so high walls were built all round so that aircraft could not get near.
This is to notify you that the aircraft in question has been inspected and found to be not airworthy.
The radio receiver was one of those extraordinarily light and portable ones that are made for aircraft.
The candidate must be alone in the aircraft during the tests.
In the course of the first day the enemy's aircraft dropped bombs on our route.
1851, originally in reference to airships and balloons, from air (n.1) + craft (n.); a term from boating, as were many early aviation words. Of airplanes from 1907 and since 1930s exclusively of them. Aircraft carrier is attested from 1919 (H.M.S. Hermes, launched September 1919, was the first ship to be built from the hull up as an aircraft carrier).