Definition Of aircraft


an airplane, helicopter, or other machine capable of flight.

Launched with this jumbo team aboard for a test flight, the aircraft failed to gain height.

Example Of aircraft

  • A sudden decrease in head wind or increase in tail wind can cause an aircraft to stall.

  • An aircraft would only have to head for the nearest flying or gliding club of which there are six in this area.

  • Crowds regularly flocked to the base to see the aircraft take off on one of its many test flights.

  • He had jumped out of a light aircraft while unwittingly wearing a sabotaged parachute.

  • He had to be certain that the aircraft was airworthy before setting off over the jungles of Burma.

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