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Biplane
An aeroplane with two pairs of wings set one above the other
Blighty
England
Blimp
Slang term referring to small airships
Blip, To
To switch the aeroplane's engine on and off rapidly
Blower (portable or engine driven)
An apparatus for filling balloon or ballonet with air. Sometimes attached to the basket in flights.
Boche
A disparaging term for a German
Body
That part of the aeroplane which accomodates the engine, pilot, passenger and probably the petrol and oil tanks
Bonnet
The appliance having the form of a parasol, which protects the valve of a spherical balloon against rain.
Bounce
The upward and forward movement of an aeroplane which has struck the ground without flattening out sufficiently
Brevet
A certificate showing that a pilot has passed certain elementary flying tests and my be considered a qualified pilot
 
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