noun plural but singular in construction
aero·​drom·​ics | \ ˌer-ə-ˈdrä-miks \

Definition of aerodromics

: the science or art of flying aircraft

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First Known Use of aerodromics

1877, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aerodromics

obsolete aerodrome airplane (from Greek aerodromos traversing the air, from aer- + -dromos -drome) + -ics

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“Aerodromics.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Jul. 2020.

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