An airplane is one example of an aircraft.
The definition of an aircraft is a vehicle used for traveling through the air.
An airplane and a helicopter are each an example of an aircraft.
any structure or machine designed to travel through the air, whether heavier or lighter than air; airplane, airship, balloon, helicopter, etc.
A machine or device, such as an airplane, helicopter, glider, or dirigible, capable of atmospheric flight.
- The nonstandard plural form aircrafts is in use among non-native speakers of English.