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  • adj. Of or pertaining to the scientific study of flight

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  • adj. of or pertaining to aeronautics

Etymologies

aero- +‎ nautical (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The 9-year-old went on to get a degree in aeronautical engineering.

    Today's Video: Inspire Me! Weightless Flights of Discovery - NASA Watch

  • After graduating from Ohio State University with a degree in aeronautical engineering in 1959, he was commissioned as a Navy ensign and served as a damage control assistant and engineer officer on the destroyer USS Decatur.

    Joel L. Crandall, Navy Captain

  • He received a second bachelor's degree, in aeronautical engineering, from the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, Calif., and a master's degree in nuclear engineering from what is now Iowa State University.

    Rocket scientist Robert C. Truax, who built ship for Evel Knieval, dies at 93

  • Judging from the transatlantic destinations of the Celtic nations 'international airports, Wales is woefully far behind in aeronautical efforts to promote or strengthen links with its Americam diaspora.

    Archive 2008-09-01

  • They ran a fleet of Cessna 152s -- tiny two-seater aircrafts with less elbowroom than a GEO Metro and in aeronautical terms, about the same capabilities.

    GROUND RUSH (Part 1)

  • In 1992 a young South African named David Vos was preparing for his Ph.D. in aeronautical engineering at MIT.

    Councils of War

  • Thereafter my original interest in aeronautical engineering was in heavy competition with physical science.

    Clifford G. Shull - Autobiography

  • He had become interested in aeronautical engineering and flying after joining ROTC, and after graduating he received his wings at Webb AFB, Big Spring, Texas.

    Butcher, Jack M.

  • The catastrophe created consternation in German aeronautical circles.

    Aeroplanes and Dirigibles of War

  • Fifthly, facilities for education in aeronautical engineering and air engineering, and air mechanics, to be created in Canada.

    The Future of Aviation in Canada

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  • "The Unseen Essential" Author"JAmes P. Gills,M.D. pg.97

    Look at me,telling an aeronautical engineer the principals of flight.

    November 1, 2010