heavier-than-air craft


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n heavier-than-air craft a non-buoyant aircraft that requires a source of power to hold it aloft and to propel it
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In literature:

Wood is not employed in the construction of these heavier-than-air craft.
"Aeroplanes and Dirigibles of War" by Frederick A. Talbot
Maybach, meanwhile, developed other types (Plate 20), principally 160 and 260 horsepower units for heavier-than-air craft.
"Zeppelin" by Harry Vissering