Definition of night fighter in English:

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night fighter

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A fighter aircraft used or designed for use at night.
Example sentences
  • Douglas went ahead with the prototypes - the two attack aircraft would have three crewmen while the night fighter would have two.
  • Included in the collection is Lancaster Under Attack, in which a German night fighter passes beneath a damaged RAF Lancaster.
  • Over Geissen, a German night fighter shot the Lancaster down.
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