Crossword clues for aviation
- Air travel
- Flight industry
- Boeing's business
- FAA part
- Air field?
- Yeager's field
- The Wright thing to do?
- The aircraft industry
- Science of flying
- Precursor of the space age
- Montgolfiers' field
- Field with climbing
- Field for upwardly mobile types?
- Earhart's field
- Earhart's art
- Art of flying
- "Birthplace of ___ Pioneers" (phrase on an Ohio quarter)
- Pilot's field
- Wright field?
- It can be military, commercial, or general
- Ace's specialty
- F.A.A. center
- The aggregation of a country's military aircraft
- Travel via aircraft
- Art of flying aircraft
- The Wright way?
- Field that interested Wiley Post
- Wright-on science
- The Wrights' delight
- The Wright stuff
- Mechanical flight
- Woman in drivers’ association newly into flying
- Flying through divided country with no leader
- Flying and deciding on route - no good leaving separately
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Aviation \A`vi*a"tion\, n. The art or science of flying.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1866, from French aviation, noun of action from stem of Latin avis "bird" (see aviary). Coined 1863 by French aviation pioneer Guillaume Joseph Gabriel de La Landelle (1812-1886) in "Aviation ou Navigation aérienne."
n. 1 The art or science of making and flying aircraft. 2 Flying, operating, or operation of aircraft. 3 Industry that produces aircraft. 4 (context collectively military English) aircraft 5 A cocktail made with gin, maraschino liqueur, crème de violette and lemon juice
n. the aggregation of a country's military aircraft [syn: air power]
the operation of aircraft to provide transportation
the art of operating aircraft [syn: airmanship]
Aviation is the practical aspect or art of aeronautics, being the design, development, production, operation and use of aircraft, especially heavier than air aircraft. The word aviation was coined by French writer and former naval officer Gabriel La Landelle in 1863, from the verb avier (synonymous flying), itself derived from the Latin word avis ("bird") and the suffix -ation.
Aviation refers to powered flight
Aviation may also refer to:
"Aviation" is the third single by English band The Last Shadow Puppets from their second studio album, Everything You've Come to Expect. It was released on 16 March 2016 on Domino Records.
Usage examples of "aviation".
Czechoslovakia by German armies or aviation in force will bring about renewal of the World War.
As he reached it, a fellow chief, this one a chief aviation pilot with the wings of a Naval Aviator on his shirt, appeared in the fuselage bubble gingerly holding a canvas suitcase in his fingers.
Private First Class Suzanne Marie Collins reported to MATSS-902-Marine Aviation Training Support Squadron 902-at the Memphis Naval Air Station in Millington, Tennessee, on October 20, 1984, to begin Class A avionics school.
Many aviation and engineering workshops were damaged around Tempelhof Airport, where two light aircraft parked in the open were destroyed and where a Stirling bomber crashed.
Aviation Unit of the NYPD dispatched two helicopters to the WTC to report on conditions and assess the feasibility of a rooftop landing or of special rescue operations.
The airport was obsolescent because---as had happened so often in the short six decades of modern aviation history---air progress had eclipsed prediction.
Soviets had included the last location because they knew that Norman Grant, a major force in aviation and space groups in the Senate, lived there.
See FAA report, Civil Aviation Reference Handbook, May 1999, appendix D.
TSA also needs to intensify its efforts to identify, track, and appropriately screen potentially dangerous cargo in both the aviation and maritime sectors.
A force of four to six divisions along with a couple of ACRs and extra aviation brigades should have little difficulty overrunning the Iraqi armed forces and conquering the country, but it never hurts to be certain, and in this situation we need to be certain.
Topics for discussion included the future of aviation, the art of Japan, and the parasitology of fish.
She hears people gibbering about Osama and al-Qaeda and she tries to think of the awful fireball approaching and the panic and the noise and the pyrolytic reek of burning aviation fuel and those microseconds of blind terror and all she can concentrate on is the window repairman with his bag of tools and triplicate dockets to sign.
Kelly had left the Marine Corps aviation as a helicopter pilot and had been flying the Sirkorsky Sky Crane for Shaheen aviation.
The sky was lit at uneven intervals by waste-gas fires, and the air was foul with the stink of petroleum distillates: aviation kerosene, gasoline, diesel fuel, benzine, nitrogen tetroxide for intercontinental missiles, lubricating oils of various grades, and complex petrochemicals identified only by their alphanumeric prefixes.
There were four carts loaded with missiles and aviation ordnance men standing by, just waiting to download the antiair missiles Tombstone had flown in with.