One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1usually treated as singular Electronics as applied to aviation.
- ‘That means knowing the airplane's sophisticated systems - hydraulics, avionics, communications, navigation and electrical.’
- ‘Students study subjects such as aerodynamics, aircraft electrical systems and avionics.’
- ‘She received her bachelor of engineering degree in aerospace avionics from Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia, and has also worked in Australia and the United Kingdom.’
- ‘She has more than nine years of systems engineering experience with avionics both at the platform integration level and unit level.’
- ‘The training, both classroom and practical, covers a range of aircraft and avionics technical courses, aircraft structural courses, and aircraft life support courses.’
- 1.1usually treated as plural Electronic equipment fitted in an aircraft.‘ground training focuses on how to use the avionics’
- ‘Lockheed Martin is also responsible for the avionics and electrical flight control system, as well as for general technical consulting.’
- ‘They propose modifying the avionics in aircraft so that the plane would fight any efforts by the pilot to fly into restricted airspace.’
- ‘The GE-Honeywell deal would result in an aerospace behemoth that offers airline customers jet engines, avionics, and financing in one bundle.’
- ‘If your airplane needs complete cosmetic refurbishment, new avionics and a new engine, chances are, you'll pass that point if you go ahead with the upgrade.’
- ‘The parties will attend another working group session this month in Moscow to review the project and select engine and avionics suppliers.’
1940s: blend of aviation and electronics.
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