November 1, 2006  

The F-22 and the F-35 “are going to have to be offboarding what they find.”

The U.S. Air Force has a new word for transmitting: offboarding, the transmission of the vast quantities of sensor data scooped up by F-35 and F-22 jets to other aircraft, warships and ground stations. We say, file this one with deplaning.

Send nonword nominations to Bradley Peniston at bradp@atpco.com.