mother aircraft

noun

Definition of mother aircraft

1 : an aircraft electronically equipped to direct the flight of a drone
2 : a large aircraft modified to carry piloted or unpiloted aircraft that can be launched and recovered in flight

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“Mother aircraft.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mother%20aircraft. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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