[noun] [C] [plural] aircraft - any vehicle, with or without an engine, which can fly, such as a plane or helicoptera private/commercial/military aircrafta jet aircraftFive enemy aircraft have been shot down over the coast.See picture: AircraftAn aircraft carrier is a large ship that carries military aircraft and has a long, flat surface where they can take off and land.
Meaning of AIRCRAFT in English
Cambridge English vocab. Кембриджский английский словарь. 2012