convertaplane
noun see convertiplane

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • convertaplane — /keuhn verr teuh playn /, n. convertiplane. * * * …   Universalium

  • convertaplane — con·vert·a·plane …   English syllables

  • convertaplane — noun see convertiplane * * * /keuhn verr teuh playn /, n. convertiplane …   Useful english dictionary

  • convertiplane — also convertaplane noun Date: 1949 an aircraft that takes off and lands like a helicopter and is convertible to a fixed wing configuration for forward flight …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • American Helicopter Museum & Education Center — Infobox Museum name= American Helicopter Museum Education Center imagesize= map type= latitude= longitude= established= October 1996 [ [http://www.helicoptermuseum.org/History.asp www.helicoptermuseum.org/History] Retrieved 2009 09 19] location=… …   Wikipedia

  • convertiplane — /keuhn verr teuh playn /, n. a plane capable of both vertical flight like a helicopter and fast, forward speed like a conventional airplane. Also, convertaplane, convertoplane. [1945 50; CONVERT + I + PLANE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • con|vert|i|plane — «kuhn VUR tuh PLAYN», noun. an aircraft that operates like a conventional airplane in level flight, but which takes off and lands like a helicopter: »A convertiplane with a helicopter rotor above the fuselage powered by small jet units at the tip …   Useful english dictionary

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