A powered flying vehicle with fixed wings and a weight greater than that of the air it displaces.
Early 20th century: blend of air and plane.
- I am going to catch an airplane to Los Angeles.
- The airplane was flying at an altitude of 36,000 feet.
- He has a fear of flying in an airplane.
- The airplane is one of the most important inventions of the 20th century.
- The airplane is equipped with the latest navigation technology.