Meaning of AIRCRAFT in English

AIRCRAFT

noun

ADJECTIVE

▪ fixed-wing , jet , light , low-flying , supersonic

Three men were flying in a light ~ at low altitude when a passenger jet approached.

attacks by helicopters and fixed-wing ~

▪ single-engined , twin-engined

▪ manned , unmanned

The army is using unmanned ~ to survey the area.

▪ microlight ( BrE ), ultralight ( AmE )

▪ cargo , civil , civilian , commercial , passenger , private

▪ attack , combat , fighter , military , reconnaissance , stealth , strike , surveillance , transport

▪ enemy

▪ model ( esp. BrE )

His passion is making model ~.

VERB + AIRCRAFT

▪ fly , operate , pilot

The ~ was flown by a young American pilot.

▪ land

▪ board

The passengers boarded the ~.

▪ hijack

▪ destroy , shoot down

To be an ace you had to shoot down five enemy ~.

AIRCRAFT + VERB

▪ fly , operate

There are approximately 6 700 commercial ~ operating in the United States.

▪ land , take off

The ~ is due to take off at midnight.

▪ crash

▪ carry sth

▪ attack sth , bomb sth

AIRCRAFT + NOUN

▪ industry

▪ production

▪ manufacturer

▪ maintenance

▪ engine , parts

▪ engineer

▪ commander

▪ hangar

▪ carrier

a US Navy ~ carrier

▪ noise

Significant progress has been made in reducing ~ noise.

He claimed that ~ noise was the worst form of pollution.

Oxford Collocations English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний .