Aircraft

Machine that is able to fly by gaining support from the air other than the reactions of the air against the earth’s surface

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An aircraft is a machine that is able to fly by gaining support from the air. It counters the force of gravity by using either static lift or by using the dynamic lift of an airfoil, or in a few cases the downward thrust from jet engines. Common examples of aircraft include airplanes, helicopters, airships, gliders, and hot air balloons.

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There are plenty of big aircraft up in the sky above us – but none, it seems, quite as imposing as Stratolaunch’s latest..
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