jumbo jet


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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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Before accepting its first Jumbo Jet, Lufthansa had to adapt its aircraft and passenger handling so that they could cope with the different dimensions of the aircraft.
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.
Jumbo Jet 12.20 Scottsville Progressed markedly to finish fourth over 6f at Clairwood on his second start last month.
A british Airways jumbo jet returned to New York's John F Kennedy International Airport early today when an engine fire broke out shortly after take-off.
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Celine Dion sings "You and I were meant to fly," the hook line of a jingle written by an advertising executive working for Air Canada, as a jumbo jet bearing the company's logo glimmers in the background.
Apparently unaware of our reporter being pictured underneath a jumbo jet, he adds: 'The reporter was at no stage anywhere near the runway.'
A PILOT was hauled off a jumbo jet by police and failed a breath test as he was about to fly with 350 passengers on board.
The jumbo jet was barely airborne when it rocketed off the end of the runway and crashed into woods, killing all the crew.
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 Trent 900 is being designed to power the Airbus A380 jumbo jet. Goodrich has also announced contracts to supply fuel systems, landing gear, and evacuation systems for the A380.