Definition of Tanker plane
1. Noun. An airplane constructed to transport chemicals that can be dropped in order to fight a forest fire.
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Literary usage of Tanker plane
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1. Junction: Mild Adventure for the Armchair Ruralist by Vic Campbell (1992)
"He and his crew refueled the scarred 1959-model B-52 from an Air Force tanker plane over the South China Sea. They nursed the crippled bird all those miles ..."
2. Quarterly of the National Fire Protection Association by National Fire Protection Association (1896)
"Two other large loss aircraft ground fires occurred at USAF Air Bases due to maintenance errors, one involving a KC-97 tanker plane and the second a KC-135. ..."