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Aerodrome  n.  (Aeronautics)
A shed for housing an airship or aeroplane.
A ground or field, esp. one equipped with housing and other facilities, used for flying purposes.

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"Aerodrome" Quotes from Famous Books

... order and soft after a long sea voyage, it was a stiff tramp. In the pitch dark, as silent as the grave, we stumbled along, and finally arrived at the camp outside Heliopolis, a place known as the Aerodrome. ...
— Five Months at Anzac • Joseph Lievesley Beeston

... considerable effort has been expended upon this latest missile, for which the firm is said to have paid the inventor upwards of L25,000—$125,000. Curiously enough the projectile was perfected within gunshot of the British aerodrome of Hendon and is stated to have been offered to the British Government at the time, and to have met with a chilling reception. One fact, however, is well established. The inventor went to Germany, and submitted his idea to Krupp, ...
— Aeroplanes and Dirigibles of War • Frederick A. Talbot

... field at an altitude of two or three metres; the second flying class, where one learned to mount to from thirty to fifty metres, and to make landings without the use of the motor; tour de piste (A)—flights about the aerodrome in a forty-five horse-power Bleriot; tour de piste (B)—similar flights in a fifty horse-power machine; the spiral class, ...
— High Adventure - A Narrative of Air Fighting in France • James Norman Hall

... were carried out from the aerodrome established by the Royal Naval Air Service at Dunkirk. During 1917 the Naval Air Forces of the Dover Command, which included the squadrons at Dunkirk, were under the command of Captain C.L. Lambe, R.N., and the operations ...
— The Crisis of the Naval War • John Rushworth Jellicoe

Words linked to "Aerodrome" :   flying field, landing field, air terminal, Kennedy, repair shed, heliport, airport terminal, airdrome, drome, airfield, hangar, Kennedy Interrnational, airport, control tower, field, Kennedy International Airport, airdock

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