Definition of towplane in English:

Share this entry

towplane

Pronunciation: /ˈtəʊpleɪn/

noun

An aircraft that tows gliders.
Example sentences
  • An upset occurs when the towed glider kites upward lifting the tail of the towplane until the weak link breaks.
  • Once we hit 300 feet or so, Drew gave me the controls and I followed the towplane back to Hollister.
  • If the towplane can rock you off they will, however, if they must they will just give you the rope.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: tow|plane

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.