aeroplane


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aeroplane

(US and Canadian), airplane
a heavier-than-air powered flying vehicle with fixed wings
References in classic literature ?
With a final inspection and overhauling he took his seat in the aeroplane.
You see the European war has called for the use of a large number of aeroplanes, and as the pilots of them frequently have to fight, and so can not give their whole attention to the machines, some form of automatic stabilizer is needed to prevent them turning turtle, or going off at a wrong tangent.
It was odd to look at the little elderly lady, in her grey coat and skirt, with a sandwich in her hand, her eyes lighting up with zeal as she imagined herself a young man in an aeroplane.
The object of their interest was a British aeroplane.