Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The personnel working on board an aircraft or spacecraft during a flight.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun the crew of an aircraft.

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  • noun A group of two or more trained individuals, formed as a team that operates an aircraft.

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  • noun the crew of an aircraft
  • noun the crew of an aircraft

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Examples

  • "When we returned [from a raid], we were always given what they called the aircrew breakfast, which was a special full English breakfast and more than the rest of the aircrew got," he said.

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  • All members of this aircrew were assigned to the 311th Air Cargo Squadron, 315th Air Cargo

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  • All members of this aircrew were assigned to the 311th Air Cargo Squadron, 315th Air Cargo

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  • The thread starter was after up to date information from currently serving types not some bag wearing walt 'aircrew' type who once sat in the back of an Auster and has 'Spotter Fu ckwits Monthly' on subscription.

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  • Talley built the structures on the site to develop the firm's propellant-loaded devices such as aircrew escape systems, ammunition dispensing systems and shoulder-launched weapons.

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  • I understand that the feedback mechanisms promote this (the aircrew would be castigated if they ignored a possible threat, while there is no sanction for treating every little potential problem as if it were a bona fide danger to life and limb), but isn't this just a little overboard?

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  • I understand that the feedback mechanisms promote this (the aircrew would be castigated if they ignored a possible threat, while there is no sanction for treating every little potential problem as if it were a bona fide danger to life and limb), but isn't this just a little overboard?

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  • (Viet Cong) were rapidly approaching A/C as the whole aircrew was attempting to tear up all A/C technical manuals and mission orders and maps.

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  • As examples of my will not to send aircrew up in unairworthy jets, on one occasion I refused to remove the chocks or disconnect my headset on a running jet, despite the Sqn Ldr in the back yelling at me to do so.

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  • "The C-130 received light damage during the incident and the aircrew was unharmed," Capt.

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