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aircrew

or air crew

[air-kroo]
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noun
  1. U.S. Air Force. the crew of an aircraft.

Origin of aircrew

First recorded in 1920–25; air1 + crew1
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  • In leaving the aircraft, the aircrew who handle deplaning normally leave first, followed by passengers in order of seniority.

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    U. S. Department of Defense


British Dictionary definitions for aircrew

aircrew

noun
  1. (sometimes functioning as plural) the crew of an aircraft
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