A fixed-wing aircraft, heavier than air, that is kept aloft by the aerodynamic forces of air as it is driven forward by a screw propeller or by other means, as jet propulsion.

devices which allow one to fool gravity for a time. An Airplane consists of a body (called a fuselage), wings(called wings), a tail section (though this one has been optional in recent years), an engine (it makes the go), and a pilot who keeps the rest from becoming a smoking hole in the ground.

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