air-to-air

ADJECTIVE
  1. operating between or launched from or involving rockets or aircraft in flight
    air-to-air missiles
    air-to-air communications
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How To Use air-to-air In A Sentence

  • Armament underwing comprises a UV-16-57 rocket pod on the outer pylon and an inert AA-8 Aphid air-to-air missile on the inner pylon.
  • The aircraft, to replace the Boeing 707, will be known as the multi-role tanker transport and will significantly upgrade the Air Force's air-to-air refuelling capabilities.
  • Germany was an early pioneer of air-to-air and air-to-ground rockets and missiles.
  • There is also a marked increase in guided-weapons spending in the period, including the £1.2 billion Meteor air-to-air missile for the Eurofighter, and there is the MARS fleet replenishment programme, the Future-Lynx, and the £3bn contract for 12 Nimrod MRA4 aircraft which was announced this week. Conservatives beware
  • Air-to-air exchangers will dehumidify and provide a constant 0.75 air change per hour, compared with the average four to five air changes per hour that leak into the average wood frame home.
  • An attack by tactical fighters against Iceland was expected at any time, and the bomber crews knew that any NATO fighter pilot worthy of his name would instantly jettison his bombload for a chance at air-to-air combat with so helpless a target as a twenty-year-old Badger. Red Storm Rising
  • They were armed with air-to-air missiles only, and were tasked with destroying airborne threats.
  • It combines stealth design with the supersonic, highly-manoeuvrable, dual-engine, long-range requirements of an air-to-air fighter and has an inherent air-to-ground capability.
  • There was heavy emphasis also on formation flying, and air-to-air gunnery as well as lots of aerobatics.
  • The AAR operator is responsible for control of the aircraft's rendezvous beacons and tanker illumination lights during air-to-air refuelling.
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