Definition of Reconnaissance plane
1. Noun. A military airplane used to gain information about an enemy.
Category relationships: Armed Forces, Armed Services, Military, Military Machine, War Machine
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Reconnaissance Plane
Literary usage of Reconnaissance plane
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. General Kenney Reports: A Personal History of the Pacific War by George C. Kenney (1997)
"Later on in the day a reconnaissance plane picked up another Jap force, in the Sulu Sea to the northwest, consisting of two more heavy cruisers, ..."
2. Arthur Richmond Taber by Sydney Richmond Taber (1920)
"... but would be anxious to try out the "antidote" for the reconnaissance plane's Jonah. Now, I have unburdened myself of all this "dope" on planes, ..."
3. C3I: Issues of Command and Control edited by Thomas P. Coakley (1991)
"It was an Air Force reconnaissance plane. It used to dip its wings to him. That plane had all the information he needed. They couldn't talk. ..."
4. Textbook of Applied Aeronautic Engineering by Henry Woodhouse (1920)
"... intended for use as a fighter or reconnaissance plane. General Demensions Span, upper plane 39 ft. 0y 4 in. Span, lower plane 39 ft. 0y 4 in. ..."
5. Airplane Photography by Herbert Eugene Ives (1920)
"... which would be detrimental to the balance and would seriously infringe on the fuel carrying capacity and ceiling of any ordinary reconnaissance plane. ..."