aero- + -phile
aerophile (plural aerophiles)
- (biology) Any air-breathing organism.
- One who has an interest in flying.
- 2012, Craig S. Harwood, Gary B. Fogel, Quest for Flight (page 68)
- Through Chanute, the Wrights gained immediate access to Chanute's own experimentation with gliders, his prolific correspondence with like-minded aerophiles […]