It was not until Dave had a chance at a real biplane that he felt that he had gained a glorious promotion.
The most exquisite little biplane upon which Dave had ever feasted his eyes was revealed to view.
Yes, that’s the biplane I expect to see you handle better than any operator on the field, or I shall be mightily disappointed.
They had to roll fifty feet over the course to escape a collision with a biplane just getting ready for a flight.
You know Boisan never ran his biplane without wearing his padded helmet.
I lost it back of the barn, because a flock of crows came flying along, stretching out for a mile or two; and among the lot I couldn't make out just what was biplane and which was crow.
If you have ever seen a crippled bird trying hard to keep afloat, you can have a pretty good conception of how that biplane dropped lower and lower toward the water.
But just then it happened, fortunately, that the remnant of the biplane began to settle more positively than before, warning him that it was folly to pin any hope on its buoying him up more than a few minutes at most.
Why, sure I hope Frank will discover the thieves, and recover the stuff they've grabbed from the bank; also that he'll have the good luck to get back my biplane without its being badly wrecked.
And sure enough I was just in time to see a biplane pass over at a good height, and head up the lake.
Andy, thrilled by the sight of the other biplane being so near.
Both boys stared at the terrible picture of the descending biplane nearing the heaving surface of the lake.
And now, please tell me what he said about the direction in which the biplane was headed, at the last instant he could see it far away in the distance.
Not a blessed thing; though, to tell the honest truth, I didn't hang around long when I found mybiplane was gone.
Because that promises to play quite a figure in the pursuit of the smart thieves; though they may be fifty miles away from here by now, if they know how to handle that fine biplane right.
This served to give Andy a new cause for concentrating his attention on the fleeing biplane once more.
Illustration: A Nieuport Biplane About to Take the Air.
Just beyond it was a smaller and faster biplane painted to represent an army pursuit craft.
The biplane spun downward, smoke and flame shooting from the fuselage.
The biplane quivered as the full strength of the wind whistled through the hangar.
Then the left wing of the biplane tore loose and the ship fluttered aimlessly for a moment before nosing down for the final plunge.
The speedy old biplane had been repainted and now was shining black.
Of course she had never flown one, but it looked like a common biplaneonly instead of wheels it had pontoons.
The big biplane rolled smoothly ahead, turned its nose into the wind, and started climbing skyward.
A crimson monoplane was being loaded for a run to Kansas City, while a trim, blue biplane was waiting for four passengers for Detroit.
The huge biplane moved slowly as the pilot taxied it out of the hangar.
She lifted the biplane into the air and got altitude in easy circles over the airport.
Charlie had a biplane at Cheyenne and between flights with the huge Federated planes, amused himself by hopping around the countryside and giving lessons to whatever pupils he could pick up.
The blazing biplane roared past her and she pulled the chute ring, using both hands.
Jane watched the biplane closely as it neared the ground.
The pilot banked the great biplane gently and headed away into the east.
Two stars appeared to be descending out of the west and the hulk of a great tri-motor biplane drifted into the brilliant light of the field.
Puss and his old biplane weren't in it again with our dandy little Bug.
And secretly he could echo Andy's wish that the biplane might be temporarily crippled, so as to be unfit for flying.
Frank's first action was to move a lever that would change their course and place the biplane directly behind them.
If only that plagued biplane was in Guinea, how easy we could spiral down and make a landing there!
Take a better look, Andy; don't you see now that it's the same biplane we raced with the day Sandy dropped that bag of sand, hoping to break our winning streak in the dash for Old Thunder Top?
Why, just think, not a soul knew about his old biplane until he had it about done.
Only too well did he know the construction of that same biplane that had in the near past competed with them for honors in the race for Old Thunder Top's crown.
They left the glade in the forest soon after the biplane had started.
After about an hour's hard work Frank managed to get thebiplane in decent trim for a flight.
They sat there and watched until the mysterious biplane had completely disappeared in the hazy distance that marked the coming of evening.
But did you hear what he said about going down there to South America, visiting a plantation his mother partly owns and taking his biplane along with him?
And their monoplane was proven to be faster than the big biplane you built, Puss Carberry!
See him point to the biplane and then to us, Andy.
It was then, when the biplane had come quite close to the earth, that he became aware of an exciting chase beneath.
Just by the aerodrome another biplanefluttered down.
They promptly opened fire on the machine, but by this time the biplanewas out of their reach.
But she was never satisfied with that and finally obtained permission to fly at the front but in a biplane machine, with a Frenchman as mitrailleuse operator.
It was the proudest day of my life when they gave me my flying ticket and a speedy little Nieuport biplane and said: "Here she is, Boydie.
Then I thought that just riding in a slow old biplane 'bus was a pretty keen proposition.
Down, down shot the little biplane through an obscurity so dense that nothing could be seen in any direction.
It would be the easiest thing in the world, he knew, to smash the biplane in landing, and thus bring disaster at the journey's end.
Still thrilled at the thought of his narrow escape, he sent the biplane climbing higher aloft.
The crowd watched the biplane until it had disappeared in the murky, moisture-laden air.
As a strictly passenger carrying biplane it had never been equalled.
As they approached it, the young aviator made a veer with the biplane that told his companions of a sudden change of purpose.
For instance, the Wright biplane is characterized by warping wing tips and seams of heavy construction, while the surfaces of the Herring-Curtiss machine, are slight and it looks very light and buoyant as if well suited to its element.
The monoplane has single large surfaces like the wings of a bird, the biplane has two large surfaces braced together one over the other.
The Voisin biplane is fashioned after the manner of a box kite and therefore presents vertical surfaces to the air.
In the midst of a small enclosure they saw the air machine--a large-sized biplane of an up-to-date model.
The strange biplane containing the two mysterious men was not in sight.
Like a disabled bird the biplane was wobbling uncertainly in the air.
I'm going to have a look to see if we can find where they landed in the biplane when they came here for their midnight supper.
No it isn't, it's a biplane coming down," called back Jerry.
In the gathering dusk they looked up to where Jerry pointed and saw a big biplane coming down with a rush, while two frightened figures clung to the seats, one endeavoring to bring up the head planes and avoid smashing to earth.
They were making good speed, though the Wright biplane was creeping up on them, when there sounded on ominous snapping sound from the motor room.
If this could be done the biplane would shoot upward on a slant, and its swift downward flight would be checked.
And though they approached it on a long slant, the floor of vapour rose to meet them like a mighty rushing wave: in a trice the biplane was hovering instantaneously before plunging on down into that cold, grey world of fog.
Avoiding the faces of his sweetheart and the Englishman, he turned aside, put forth a hand blindly to a wing of the biplane to steady himself, and stood with head bowed and limbs trembling.
The money was paid over, and the Rover boys gave the purchaser a bill of sale, and he departed without delay, stating he wished to make arrangements for shipping the wrecked biplane away.
Very well, you may go, and in your biplane if you deem it safe," said the worthy doctor.
The locomotive struck the Dartaway, and the next instant the biplane was smashed to pieces, the broken parts flying in all directions!
Dick, as the biplane came to earth at the spot where they had landed before.
I'm sorry the biplane was wrecked, but glad you escaped," said Songbird, earnestly.
And then she playfully boxed his ear, at which he chased her around the biplane and gave her a hearty smack just below her own pretty ear.
But the railroad has got to pay for the biplane it smashed.
The flat car was stopped in front of the barn, and after some trouble the remains of the biplane were transferred to the structure.
Then, of a sudden, all three set up a shout: "The biplane is gone!
We might have gotten our biplane off the track, if you had halted the train," returned Dick.
Another fitful gust struck the Dartaway and for one brief moment it looked as if the biplane would be turned over.
Sam and Tom returned to the biplane and gave the motor a brief "try-out," which noise reached Dick's ears just as he was trying to break away from Dora.
With the biplane off their minds, the Rovers rejoined their friends in the automobile, and took a run through the country for fifty miles or more.
And be careful that the biplane isn't damaged in unloading.
The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "biplane" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.