Examples from the Web for aviation
Aviation experts across the world experienced severe jaw dropping at this news.
The accident rate in Asia has marred what was in 2014 a banner year for aviation safety.
This was very blunt and surprising to hear from any official in charge of an aviation disaster.
Still little known outside the world of aviation, within it he is revered.
The Long Range Strike Bomber may be the most secretive Pentagon aviation program in decades.How the Pentagon Strangles Its Most Advanced Stealth Warplanes|Bill Sweetman|October 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But for the accident to the motor they would not have dreamed of making a landing short of the aviation field at Bar-le-Duc.
After lunch Mr. Jones went to town and after making inquiries took the car to the aviation works and field.Mary Louise Solves a Mystery|L. Frank Baum
Now that Lanstron was the organizer of the aviation corps his own flights were rare.The Last Shot|Frederick Palmer
In fact, one of the larger camps of its aviation service was entirely constructed with the aid of Red Cross transportation.With the Doughboy in France|Edward Hungerford
On the ride to the aviation camp he chatted pleasantly with the young Americans.
British Dictionary definitions for aviation
- the art or science of flying aircraft
- the design, production, and maintenance of aircraft
Word Origin for aviation
Word Origin and History for aviation
1866, from French aviation, noun of action from stem of Latin avis "bird" (see aviary). Coined 1863 by French aviation pioneer Guillaume Joseph Gabriel de La Landelle (1812-1886) in "Aviation ou Navigation aérienne."