airframe

airframe
airframe [er′frām΄]
n.
the structural framework and covering of an airplane, rocket, etc., not including the engine and its related parts

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  • airframe — /air fraym /, n. the framework and external covering of an airplane, rocket, etc. [1930 35; AIR(PLANE) + FRAME] * * *       basic structure of an airplane or spacecraft excluding its power plant and instrumentation; its principal components thus… …   Universalium

  • airframe — noun /ˈɛɹ.fɹe(ɪ)m/ the main body and structure of an aircraft (without the powerplant). This airframe has 2600 flight hours on it; the powerplant has just over 800 …   Wiktionary

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  • Airframe Reconditioning Squadron RNZAF — The Airframe Reconditioning Squadron, RNZAF, is based at RNZAF Base Woodbourne. As its name implies, this squadron was responsible for reconditioning airframes of RNZAF aircraft. It was the Air Force s only heavy maintenance facility for the… …   Wikipedia

  • airframe — noun Date: 1931 the structure of an aircraft, rocket vehicle, or missile without the power plant; also aircraft …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • airframe — n. framework and external covering of an aircraft …   English contemporary dictionary

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