Aircraft [A/C]

Updated: 2017-11-29.

Aircraft are any machine capable of flight, generally speaking.

However, in the travel industry, these more-often mean airplanes, though sometimes can be used to refer to helicopters as well.

Aircraft can be split into two categories: fixed-wing (airplanes) and rotary-wing (helicopters).

Regarding airplanes, they can also be categorized as wide-body or narrow-body.

In aviation parlance, an aircraft is sometimes referred to and abbreviated as A/C. See also our green aircraft definition.

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