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AVIATION VOCABULARY & AIRCRAFT NOMENCLATURE
Transcript of AVIATION VOCABULARY & AIRCRAFT NOMENCLATURE
The body of the plane
The area, usually near the front of an aircraft, from which a pilot controls the aircraft
Contains flight instruments on an instrument panel, and the controls that enable the pilot to fly the aircraft.
Part of the aircraft cabin where food and drink are stored and prepared
The ailerons are hinged on the wings and move downward to push the air down and make the wings tilt up
After landing, the spoilers are used like air brakes to reduce any remaining lift and slow down the airplane.
The hinged control surfaces are used to steer and control the airplane.
The flaps slide back and down to increase the surface of the wing area.
a small room on an aircraft with a toilet and sink.
are forming elements of the structure of a wing
a wheel located under the nose of an airplane that is part of the plane's landing gear
are wedges of sturdy material placed closely against a vehicle's wheels to prevent accidental movement.
a space for walking with rows of seats on both sides or with rows of seats on one side and a wall on the other.