a warship equipped with a large open deck for the taking off and landing of warplanes and with facilities to carry, service, and arm them.
Those arguing for a no-fly zone don’t need a U.S. aircraft carrier.
Let Libya’s Neighbors Fix It Leslie H. Gelb March 15, 2011
And maybe that video of George W. Bush strutting around on an aircraft carrier in his flight suit.
Want To Know What America Thinks of Itself? Watch Jack Ryan on Wall Street Andrew Romano January 17, 2014
This raises an interesting question: What would Israel have offered if the U.S. had thrown in an aircraft carrier?
The Israeli Smoke Screen Richard Cohen November 15, 2010
The naval surface fleet is built around the carrier strike group, consisting of an aircraft carrier and its escort ships.
Obama Lets the Pirates Off Stephen L. Carter July 21, 2011
The U.S. government immediately sent an aircraft carrier, the USS Ronald Reagan, after the earthquake.
The Japanese Government’s Appalling Earthquake Response The Daily Beast March 16, 2011
Minutes later, the two boys embarked in a motor launch that took them to an aircraft carrier standing by in the vicinity.
Tom Swift and the Electronic Hydrolung Victor Appleton
Best experience for landing at Baguio is making landings on aircraft carrier.
The Golden Skull John Blaine
Ill be ready to sail in a month or two, on an aircraft carrier.
Sally Scott of the Waves Roy J. Snell
Next day an aircraft carrier put out of Naples with an escort of destroyers.
The Invaders William Fitzgerald Jenkins
An aircraft carrier wallowed alongside the formation of cruisers.
A Yankee Flier with the R.A.F. Rutherford G. Montgomery
a warship built with an extensive flat deck space for the launch and recovery of aircraft
- Aircraft observer
U.S. Army. (def 4).
a person holding the rank of noncommissioned officer in the RAF.
a woman holding a noncommissioned rank in the RAF.
U.S. Air Force. the crew of an aircraft. Contemporary Examples Browne notes that about 90% of the prisoners of war held by North Vietnam were downed pilots and aircrew. The Truth About Women in Combat David Frum February 28, 2013 The Malaysian authorities are doing the opposite: impugning the aircrew without any tangible evidence. The […]