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  • n. Plural form of airframe.


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  • The jobs include engineers, salespeople, marketing staff and "touch labor," which Hancock is quoted as identifying as airframes and power plants mechanics and avionics technicians.

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  • The crew has trained in several technical areas, such as airframes, hydraulics and avionics, electrical systems, maintenance control and most importantly training the flight crew attached to VMM-263.


  • These aging airframes reportedly will get sophisticated radars and electronic countermeasures that in some ways will make them more capable than the U.S. Air Force's own F-16s.

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  • They flew those old airframes like madmen, something to see.

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  • Countries that cannot afford to build fleets of the most advanced supersonic fighters can afford to build pods with clever software to mount on older airframes.

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  • In noting the Comet's passing from service, he fails to note that Britain's Royal Air Force has kept flying a fleet of Nimrod MR2 surveillance planes that are built on Comet airframes.

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  • Is it being proposed that new airframes are to be manufactured or just conversions of existing ones?

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  • "The SDSR has already made clear there will be a reduction in the number of assets and airframes across all three services, and that the RAF would be reduced by around 5,000 personnel to a total of about 33,000 by 2015," he said.

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  • In addition to the many practical skills required to perform their respective roles, pilots and ATCOs require extensive knowledge of the following: meteorology; physics; geography; navigation; maps and charts; theory of flight; mechanics; aircraft construction; airframes and engines; electrics, electronics and avionics; instrumentation; hydraulics; rules of the air; aviation rules and regulations, both in the air and on the ground; and air traffic control regulations.

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  • Same thing with a prolonged Shuttle extension with only 3 remaining airframes.

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