U.S. Air Force. the crew of an aircraft.
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
In leaving the aircraft, the aircrew who handle deplaning normally leave first, followed by passengers in order of seniority.
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(sometimes functioning as pl) the crew of an aircraft
a member of an .
- Air curtain
. a strong current of temperature-controlled air in an entryway, used instead of a door. Historical Examples The big man with the tiny child on his shoulder pushed through the air curtain that kept the warm humid air out of the shop. Anything You Can Do … Gordon Randall Garrett Opposite the air curtain was […]
- Air cushion
an inflatable, airtight cushion. (def 2). an air bag. Historical Examples Politeness is like an air cushion: there may be nothing in it, but it eases our jolts wonderfully. The Man Who Pleases and the Woman Who Charms John A. Cone I don’t know whether someone punctured an air cushion just then, or whether it […]
- Air cushion vehicle