Noun(1) an airplane with a single wing
(1) This large monoplane , which rather oddly does not appear to be carrying a civil registration, was powered by a Wright Whirlwind of 330 horsepower.(2) In 1926, he designed a three-seat Wright-powered commercial monoplane for Tony Yackey.(3) At this time, the Air Ministry was not keen on a monoplane despite the fact that a monoplane had established a world speed record of 423 mph.(4) Other models followed, including the Courier, the world's first single-engine monoplane with retractable undercarriage.(5) The aircraft is a low wing monoplane with a fuselage of semi-monocoque design constructed mainly of aluminum with steel and titanium.(6) Aviation surged ahead in France and in 1909 Louis Bleriot and his small monoplane crossed the English Channel - the first international flight.(7) The graceful low-wing monoplane with its V - 12 engine was an immediate success.(8) In the same staunch monoplane , the Lindberghs flew from Washington, DC, across the Bering Sea to Tokyo in July 1931.(9) The aircraft is a cantilever high-wing monoplane and is configured for transportation, paratroop drop, electronic surveillance, airborne communications relay and medical evacuation.(10) Their first airplane, the Cootie, was a single-seat monoplane with a twocylinder Lawrence engine.(11) By the spring of 1908 he had completed a monoplane powered by a front-mounted automobile engine and propeller.(12) In the following year he was given the go-ahead to build an all-metal monoplane that would become the Supermarine Spitfire.(13) In 1884, an Imperial Russian Navy officer, Aleksandr Mozhaisky, used a ramp to coax a monoplane into the air for 65 to 100 feet outside St. Petersburg.(14) True bombers emerge during the middle years of the war, in the form of large, multi-engine monoplanes capable of lifting up to a ton of explosives.(15) Japanese had featherweight monoplanes and twinfloat seaplane fighters that sacrificed everything else for incredible maneuverability.(16) At a time when American airliners were all-metal monoplanes , the Navy stuck with biplanes with fabric-covered wings.
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