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English definition of “light aircraft”

light aircraft

noun [C] uk   (plural light aircraft) us  
a small plane suitable for carrying only a small number of passengersFixed-wing aircraft and helicopters
(Definition of light aircraft from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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