plural noun
avi·​on·​ics | \ ˌā-vē-ˈä-niks How to pronounce avionics (audio) , ˌa- \

Definition of avionics

: electronics designed for use in aerospace vehicles

Other Words from avionics

avionic \ ˌā-​vē-​ˈä-​nik How to pronounce avionics (audio) , ˌa-​ \ adjective

Examples of avionics in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Propulsion systems, air filtering equipment, avionics and other components are already being manufactured in Connecticut. Stephen Singer, Hartford Courant, 2 June 2022 In nearby Chandler, Cirrus Aircraft, a maker of personal planes, opened an innovation center focused on avionics, electrical and software engineering for aircraft. AZCentral.com, 24 May 2022 The rules ban the sale of computer chips, telecommunications equipment, lasers, avionics and maritime technology to many Russian buyers. Jeanne Whalen, Washington Post, 17 May 2022 Hill focused on both performance and interior design, giving the cabin a sports-car feel and installing intuitive avionics geared for an owner-operator. Michael Verdon, Robb Report, 2 Apr. 2022 What emerged was a wide-ranging list of targets, including aviation and avionics. Ian Talley, WSJ, 18 Mar. 2022 Additionally, there are numerous cables running between the US and Russian segments for avionics, thermal control, power, communications, and more. Eric Berger, Ars Technica, 7 Mar. 2022 The impact could extend to aircraft avionics, machine tools, smartphones, game consoles, tablets and televisions. Ellen Knickmeyer And Fatima Hussein, Anchorage Daily News, 23 Feb. 2022 The aircraft is powered by two magni650 electric propulsion units from magnIX, with a fly-by-wire Honeywell avionics system. Michael Verdon, Robb Report, 16 Dec. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of avionics

1945, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for avionics

aviation electronics

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15 Jun 2022

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“Avionics.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/avionics. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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