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The latter were all-metal low-wing monoplanes, used by Webb’s Flying Service for the Boise Junior College program.
That made as much sense as if someone had decided to stick with biplanes with fabric wings 30 years earlier, when the first all-metal monoplanes remade the airline industry.
Also at Air and Space is Amelia Earhart’s Society of Woman Geographers pennant, which rode with Earhart on her monoplane voyage from Hawaii to California in 1935.
Another genus, Exocoetus, has narrower pectoral and smaller pelvic fins; researchers liken them to biplanes and monoplanes (.pdf).
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MONOPLANE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of monoplane for English Language Learners
: an airplane with one set of wings
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