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lightplane

[lahyt-pleyn] /ˈlaɪtˈpleɪn/
noun
1.
a lightweight passenger airplane with relatively limited performance capability.
Origin of lightplane
1920-1925
1920-25; light2 + (air)plane
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  • They had cut away from the lightplane and Joe headed for the area which Cogswell had ordered him particularly to keep scanned.

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  • Joe kept it at an altitude of about six feet until the lightplane was air-borne.

    Frigid Fracas Dallas McCord Reynolds

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