It measures air speed—not ground speed, but the speed of the airplane at altitude.
He crafted an outline of an airplane and filled it with water so it darkened like a shadow.
There is a large area to be scoured and the amount of time the airplane can spend over its assigned zone is critical.
In other words, what could have brought the airplane to the point where it headed off to its fate?
Fire aboard an airplane is anathema to airplane designers and airlines.
Paris was filled with amazement and delight at the sight of an airplane soaring over the city.
You will take me back in my airplane, and you will land me at Punta Arenas.
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I'll do a parachute jump into the sky, and land on an airplane!
The airplane service was the only part of the work wholly new to the men, and, naturally enough, it was the most attractive.
1907, from air (n.1) + plane (n.1); though the original references are British, the word caught on in American English, where it largely superseded earlier aeroplane (1873 in this sense and still common in British English). Aircraft "airplane" also is from 1907. Lord Byron, speculatively, used air-vessel (1822).
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