Definition of "triplane" [triplane]

  • (noun) An airplane with wings placed above each other in three levels.

Use "triplane" in a sentence

  • "The triplane was a single-seater with a rotary engine and an open cockpit; it had RFC roundels on the fuselage."
  • "His planes included: the Fokker Eindecker and the Fokker D.R. 1, which was the triplane made famous by Baron Manfred von Richthofen, also known as The Red Baron."
  • "Not by another ace, but when Richthofen made a rookie mistake and flew his red (note that's red) triplane over Brit anti-aircraft gunners while single mindedly pursuing another fighter."

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