the highest altitude at which an aircraft may fly due to physical factors as mechanical abilities and air density
As an airplane ascends, a point is eventually reached where there just isn’t enough air mass to generate enough lift to overcome the airplane’s weight – its flight ceiling.
noun 1. the direction of airplane movements, especially takeoffs and landings, by messages from the ground. 2. the system by which this direction is done. 3. the office from which this direction is done. 4. the system by which the pilot of an airplane controls the movement of the airplane.
- Flight crew
noun aircraft personnel responsible for its operation during flight Usage Note aeronautics
noun 1. Navy. the upper deck of an aircraft carrier, constructed and equipped for the landing andtakeoff of aircraft. 2. Aeronautics. (in certain aircraft) an elevated compartment containing the instruments and controls used by the pilot, copilot, and flight engineer to operate the aircraft. noun 1. the crew compartment in an airliner Compare cockpit (sense […]
[flahyt] /flaɪt/ noun 1. the act, manner, or power of flying. 2. the distance covered or the course taken by a flying object: a 500-mile flight; the flight of the ball. 3. a trip by an airplane, glider, etc. 4. a scheduled trip on an airline: a 5 o’clock flight. 5. a number of beings […]