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Definition of the noun aircrew

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noun - plural: aircrews

  1. the crew of an aircraft
    • lexical domain: Groups - nouns denoting groupings of people or objects
    • alternative spelling: air crew
    • more generic word: crew = the men and women who man a vehicle
    • more specific terms: bomber aircrew / bomber crew = the crew of a bomber
    • member: aircrewman = a member of an aircrew

Alternative definition of the noun aircrew


  1. A group of two or more trained individuals, formed as a team that operates an aircraft.

Specialised definition of the noun aircrew

Glossary of sports

all the people who help to fly an aircraft, e.g. the captain, co-pilot and navigator, considered as a group (2008. Dictionary of Leisure, Travel and Tourism. Third edition. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)


Aircrew is a profession.

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Google previewThe Royal Navy in the Falklands Conflict and the Gulf War (2004)

Culture and Strategy by Alastair Finlan

A dangerously tired aircrew is a problem for the entire ship with the propensity for accidents whether at sea or during take-off (when fully loaded with fuel) and landing being naturally much higher. In addition, it begs the question of whether ...

Google previewRadioactivity: Introduction and History (2007)

by Michael F. L'Annunziata

The dose to aircrew is a function of altitude, latitude, and flight time (flight hours) at various altitudes ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Air Intelligence (2009)

by Glenmore S. Trenear-Harvey

Altogether, four CIA aircrew were killed: Thomas (“Pete”) Ray, navigator Leo Baker, Major Riley Shamburger, and navigator Wade Gray.

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Occupational Health and Safety: Chemical, industries and occupations (1998)

by Jeanne Mager Stellman

In the aerospace environment, physical stressors that may affect the health of aircrew, passengers and astronauts to some degree include reduced concentrations of oxygen in the air, decreased barometric pressure, thermal stress, ...

Google previewDictionary of Military Terms (1999)

by Richard Bowyer

aircrew ['eokruz] noun personnel who man an aircraft airdrop ['codrop] noun dropping cargo or personnel ...

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Scrabble value of A1I1R1C3R1E1W4

The value of this 7-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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