designating a fighter aircraft built for long patrol capability at high altitudes and supersonic speeds, with air-to-air combat as its principal mission.
- Air system
a system of refrigeration utilizing air as a coolant. any group of devices operated or controlled by air under pressure or vacuum. Historical Examples The air system gradually cleared away the smoke, but the Med Ship still reeked of wood-smoke smells. The Hate Disease William Fitzgerald Jenkins Nelsen attached the oxygen flask to his air […]
- Air syringe
air syringe air syringe n. See chip syringe.
- Air taxi
a small aircraft for passengers, cargo, and mail operated, either on a scheduled or nonscheduled basis, along short routes not serviced by large airlines.
- Air tee
. a large, T -shaped weather vane on or near an airfield. noun a large weather vane shaped like a T, located at an airfield to indicate the wind direction