noun, plural air·craft.
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Their work is being supported from the air by a large fleet of state-owned and contractor fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters, providing critical Air Attack retardant and water drops with pinpoint accuracy.West Coast states are calling in all their best planes and helicopters to fight fires|By Dan Pimentel/Flying|September 25, 2020|Popular Science
As part of her work, she watched videos taken by drone aircraft flying above pods of surfacing whales.
If development of the concepts goes to plan, Airbus will officially kick off its ZEROe aircraft program by 2025, with a full-scale prototype arriving in the latter half of this decade.Check out Airbus’s concepts for the world’s first ‘zero-emission commercial aircraft’|David Meyer|September 21, 2020|Fortune
This whole system is exacerbated by the fact that it’s not just contracts for privately owned aircraft.They Know How to Prevent Megafires. Why Won’t Anybody Listen?|by Elizabeth Weil|August 28, 2020|ProPublica
Then a Navy recruiter asked me to take a nuclear-based test – and I’m a really good test taker – so I passed and worked as a nuclear reactor operator on a few different aircraft carriers.Pepco employee talks diversity, inclusion, and COVID|Staff reports|August 28, 2020|Washington Blade
The assessment of the strikes comes in real-time video from the aircraft.Pentagon Doesn’t Know How Many People It’s Killed in the ISIS War|Nancy A. Youssef|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Each CAP, also known as an “orbit,” consists on four aircraft.Exclusive: U.S. Drone Fleet at ‘Breaking Point,’ Air Force Says|Dave Majumdar|January 5, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Typically, aircraft will work in pairs where the flight lead will make an initial pass to mark a target with rockets.New U.S. Stealth Jet Can’t Fire Its Gun Until 2019|Dave Majumdar|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“We hope that the aircraft is found quickly, and we can find out the cause of what has happened,” he said.The Presumed Crash of AirAsia Flight QZ8501 Is Nothing Like MH370|Lennox Samuels|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This is it, Secord thought, but the aircraft pulled through.‘Argo’ in the Congo: The Ghosts of the Stanleyville Hostage Crisis|Nina Strochlic|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It combined the principles of an aircraft with runners of the familiar iceboat.The Girls of Central High on the Stage|Gertrude W. Morrison
Except in the matter of indulging yourself in aircraft at my expense.Skyrider|B. M. Bower
The government soon realized this and appointed one man to have entire charge of aircraft production.Winning a Cause|John Gilbert Thompson and Inez Bigwood
We feel, however, that to combat the enemy's aircraft much sterner measures must be adopted.
Without question gasoline-motors intended for aircraft are the nearest to perfection of any other type yet evolved.Aviation Engines|Victor Wilfred Pag