Example sentences for: airplanes

How can you use “airplanes” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The first airplanes from the US began to arrive in the mid-1930s, and with them came a bevy of notorious visitors, from movie stars to presidents, writers to millionaires.

  • The rationale he expressed to Senguen-that he had been interested in aviation since playing with toy airplanes as a child-rings somewhat hollow.

  • In 1981, at the dawn of the stealth era, James Fallows warned in National Defense that "airplanes, tanks, ships and missiles have grown too complex, expensive and delicate to be useful in warfare or credible for deterrent purposes."

  • Eugene Vidal, the undersecretary of commerce (and father of Gore Vidal), had said that with the development of helicopters, about 710,000 families (out of 32 million in the United States) would have private airplanes, the reason being that these were the ones with incomes of more than $10,000 a year.

  • Like when Howard Hughes took all that money for airplanes and shoved it down Jane Russell's shirt.


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