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Movement of an organism, especially a bacterium, toward or away from air or oxygen.

aer′o·tac′tic adj.
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the movement of organisms towards or away from oxygen caused by changes in oxygen concentration
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The last passenger plane crash on the island occurred in March 2002, when a Sovietmade Aerotaxi biplane carrying 16 people plunged into a reservoir in central Cuba.
In this case the aeroacoustic studies were made on Aerotaxi model.
Embraer Bandeirante operated by Brazil's Manaus Aerotaxi crashed in the Manacapuru River Saturday while on its way to the Amazon city of Coari, killing both pilots and 22 of the 26 passengers onboard.
On March 19, six men hijacked a Cuban Aerotaxi DC-3 from Nueva Gerona, Isla de la Juventud.
As witnesses described seeing one of the plane's wings shear off he revealed how an identical plane from the Cuban state-run Aerotaxi fleet was "cannabilised" for parts for the fated aircraft.
Witnesses said the aircraft, belonging to local charter firm Aerotaxi, appeared to be in difficulties as it flew over.
According to eyewitnesses on the ground, the Russian built single-engine bi-plane, operated by state carrier Aerotaxi, flew very low and appeared to be missing a wing before it plummeted into the shallow water.
Reports from the area said the plane, an Antonov AN-2 operated by the state airline Aerotaxi, went down on Thursday near the city of Santa Clara, 160 miles east of thecapital Havana.