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“Airplane” or “Aeroplane”


Airplane and aeroplane are both English terms.


Airplane is predominantly used in 🇺🇸 American English (en-US) while aeroplane is predominantly used in 🇬🇧 British English (en-GB). Of course, there are other varieties of English that may use one versus the other.


Below, we provide some examples of when to use airplane or aeroplane with sample sentences.


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Examples in Context

Examples of “airplane”

  • The first airplane landed at what is
  • the vertical stabilizer failed, the airplane would have leveled out
  • specific interests within the model airplane construction hobby, such as
  • further north than any previous airplane had been, Wilkins and
  • the sale of a vintage airplane that John Ross had
  • X-57 Maxwell, a 14-motor, all-electric airplane.
  • The airplane left Klamath Falls about
  • maker of marine engines and airplane parts until the 1960s.
  • was "a very fuel inefficient airplane and at the cost
  • was a need for an airplane with competitive performance; an

Examples of “aeroplane”

  • lift, drag, and thrust; Modern aeroplane design is based on
  • of Trade, announced in The Aeroplane, 27 March 1918; with
  • to the development of the aeroplane industry in the nearby
  • is plucked from her crashing aeroplane and forced to play
  • parachute jump out of an aeroplane, leaping from a Benoist
  • Atlantic Ocean in a single-seated aeroplane on May 20–21, 1927.
  • Ludlow 1907 Aeroplane
  • Heath for evaluation by the Aeroplane and Armament_Experimental Establishment.
  • instead emphasising that enhancing the aeroplane was a likelier scenario.
  • For other cycle, motor-cycle, motor-car, aeroplane and airship companies associated

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