flightcraft

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From flight +‎ -craft.

Noun[edit]

flightcraft (uncountable)

  1. The ability, skill, or art of flying.
    • 2006, Eric Begbie, A Waterfowler's Bedside Book:
      In other words, we must hone our skills of flightcraft to a new level of efficiency.

Etymology 2[edit]

From flight +‎ craft.

Noun[edit]

flightcraft (plural flightcraft)

  1. (rare) An aircraft, especially one in motion or flight.
    • 1930, United States. Congress. House. Committee on Patents, Hearnings:
      I use the phrase " flightcraft " rather than " aircraft," because flightcraft implies motion. Our structures are commonly known as... flightcraft.