• synonyms


or air crew

  1. U.S. Air Force. the crew of an aircraft.
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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.

    The Armed Forces Officer

    U. S. Department of Defense

British Dictionary definitions for aircrew


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