another name for nautical mile (sense 1)
- Air miles
. Contemporary Examples Two billion more people in the world racking up an annual 3.1 trillion air miles. 25 Years of Travel by the Numbers Charted in an Exciting Interactive August 17, 2012 By the time Will and Kate landed back in Heathrow, they had traveled nearly 10,000 air miles. Will and Kate’s Dirty Tour […]
interested in aviation or aeronautics. favoring increased use of aircraft. Historical Examples Theyd better get the Army on the job before those babies get air-minded again! Spawn of the Comet Harold Thompson Rich adjective interested in or promoting aviation or aircraft
- Air ministry
(in England) the department of government administering all civil and military matters concerning aviation. Historical Examples At any rate, they convinced the Commandant that he should phone the Air Ministry. Dave Dawson on the Russian Front R. Sidney Bowen This committee was a kind of nucleus of an Air Ministry; the importance attached to it […]
transportable or transported to combat areas by helicopters: airmobile troops; airmobile corps.