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Definition of "fighter aircraft" []

  • A military aircraft designed primarily for air-to-air combat with other aircraft. (noun)

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Use "fighter aircraft" in a sentence
  • "He is now working at Nellis Air Force Base for my most esteemed friend, Col. Chester L. Van Etten, who has painted the name "John Black," his old fighter radio call sign, on so many of his fighter aircraft that he himself is known to many as John Black."
  • "I want to give you a feel for the way those of us who devoted our careers to fighter aircraft and their tactical employment wanted to do the job and I want to expose you to the oversupervision and the costly, restrictive attitudes imposed by our strategically or administratively oriented supervisors."
  • "The squadrons are the small, semi-independent units — each owning about twenty fighter aircraft — which actually accomplish the job involving the pilot and the aircraft."