Definitions for "airframe"
assembled structure of aircraft, together with system components forming integral part of structure and influencing strength, integrity or shape.
The fuselage, booms, nacelles, cowlings, fairing, airfoil surfaces (indluding rotors but excluding propellers and rotating airfoils of engines), and landing gear of an aircraft and their accessories and controls.
The structure of an aircraft, as opposed to its engine and accessories, including the fuselage, wings, empennage, landing gear (minus tires), and engine mounts.
the framework and covering of an airplane or rocket (excluding the engines).
The structure of an aeroplane without the engine(s).
the structure that supports the loads acting upon the airplane.
Keywords:  glider, bolts, hang, sail, plates
metal frame of a hang glider that supports sail. Made up of tubing, cables, plates and bolts.