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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 Baseless Rush to Blame the Pilots of Flight 370 Clive Irving March 15, 2014

Historical Examples

In leaving the aircraft, the aircrew who handle deplaning normally leave first, followed by passengers in order of seniority.
The Armed Forces Officer U. S. Department of Defense

(sometimes functioning as pl) the crew of an aircraft


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