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English definition of “aircraft”

aircraft

noun [C] uk   /ˈeə.krɑːft/ us    /ˈer.kræft/ (plural aircraft)
B2 any vehicle, with or without an engine, that can fly, such as a plane or helicopter: military aircraftAviationTravelling by aircraftMovement through the air
(Definition of aircraft from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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