Is it just me, or did you read this setence in a Yoda voice?
Is the comma necessary? Is it even correct. This looks like an English comma placement to me.
When I first read it, I put a space in between the words. I think it's just a dramatic thing
According to the PIV dictionary, it means "to operate an aerodyne (= an aircraft that is heavier than air, e.g. aeroplane or helicopter, as opposed to one that is lighter than air such as a balloon or blimp)".