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jumbo jet

Informal a type of large jet-propelled airliner that carries several hundred passengers

jumbo jet

A name given to widebodied aircraft such as Boeing 747, 757, DC-10, Airbus 300, etc.
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Avic I and II will be reworked to produce parts and equipment for the jumbo jet program in addition to continuing their own product lines.
The jumbo jet roared past at an estimated 100 mph, the tip of one wing coming as close as 50 feet to striking the smaller plane.
The age of the jumbo jet started on this day in 1969, when the first Boeing 747 made its inaugural flight.
The Thomas Cook and Thompson Holidays customers were being treated to a flight in a jumbo jet - the first to visit Newcastle in a year.
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Director Steve Boardman said:nbsp; 'As a Welsh-based company we are bringing a new jumbo jet service to Cardiff International to provide a time and cost-saving alternative for Welsh travellers.
It takes one jumbo jet to carry each consignment of 20 million ballot papers.
The IAEA is concerned that hijackers might crash a jumbo jet into a nuclear plant and may ask airlines to improve the design of the flight control system so that a hijacked jumbo jet cannot make a sharp plunge to earth, the official said.
A HIJACKED jumbo jet crashing into the Sellafield nuclear reprocessing plant would cause a disaster many times worse than Chernobyl, it was claimed today.
Every time a jumbo jet from Hong Kong lands at a Canadian airport an estimated $500,000 filters into the economy right away.
The twin-engined jet's extended-range capability enables SAA to offer non-stop flights to European cities and is cost-effective ion routes where the market does not require a large-capacity jumbo jet every two or three days, thus enabling the carrier to offer a daily service to a smaller number of passengers.