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LC control 85002782
LC classificationTL670 TL723
Topical headingAirplanes
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Aircraft, Fixed wing
Fixed wing aircraft
Planes (Airplanes)
See alsoheadings beginning with the word Aircraft and Airplane
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Aircraft industry
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Found inWikipedia, Apr. 11, 2013 (An airplane (also known as an aeroplane in British English or simply a plane) is a powered fixed-wing aircraft that is propelled forward by thrust from a jet engine or propeller.)
Merriam-Webster online, Apr. 11, 2013 (airplane: a powered heavier-than-air aircraft with fixed wings from which it derives most of its lift. Synonyms: aeroplane [chiefly British], plane), Apr. 11, 2013 (airplane 1. a heavier-than-air aircraft kept aloft by the upward thrust exerted by the passing air on its fixed wings and driven by propellers, jet propulsion etc. 2. any similar heavier-than-air aircraft, as a glider or helicopter.)