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Definition of "fighter plane" []

  • A military aircraft primarily designed to attack enemy aircraft. Frequently shortened to fighter. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "fighter plane" in a sentence
  • "A navy EP-3 electronic reconnaissance plane was damaged in a midair collision with a Chinese fighter plane and made an emergency landing at Lingshui Military Airport on the Chinese island of Hainan."
  • "Then on September 3, 1916, a German airship, SL-11, was “clawed down in flames” — as Churchill had predicted would happen — by a British fighter plane using incendiary bullets."
  • "After the collision of the Chinese fighter plane and the American EP-3E Aries Latin for “ram” reconnaissance plane, Secretary of State Colin Powell, soon followed by President Bush, expressed regret at the apparent loss of life of the Chinese pilot."
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