Nontechnical term for heavier than air fixed-wing aircraft designed to utilize the pressures created by their motion through the air to lift and transport people and cargo; if possible use a more precise term.

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24475

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Nontechnical term for heavier than air fixed-wing aircraft designed to utilize the pressures created by their motion through the air to lift and transport people and cargo; if possible use a more precise term.

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Title
airplanes
Date Published
December 12, 2012
Last Updated
April 22, 2021