air·​fram·​er | \ ˈer-ˌfrā-mər How to pronounce airframer (audio) \
plural airframers

Definition of airframer

: a company engaged in the design and manufacture of aircraft Most contracts between airframers and their suppliers were simple cost-plus arrangements …— Mark Lorell, Cheaper, Faster, Better?, 2000

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1966, in the meaning defined above

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