Navy. the upper deck of an aircraft carrier, constructed and equipped for the landing andtakeoff of aircraft.
Aeronautics. (in certain aircraft) an elevated compartment containing the instruments and controls used by the pilot, copilot, and flight engineer to operate the aircraft.
the crew compartment in an airliner Compare cockpit (sense 1)
the upper deck of an aircraft carrier from which aircraft take off and on which they land
[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 […]
noun 1. a member of an aircraft crew responsible for the mechanical systems, fueling, and servicing of the craft. noun 1. the member of an aircraft crew who is responsible for the operation of the aircraft’s systems, including the engines, during flight
- Flight envelope
noun the combination of speed, altitude, angle of attack, etc. within which a flying object is aerodynamically stable; an aircraft’s performance limits Usage Note aeronautics
noun, Ornithology. 1. one of the large, stiff feathers of the wing and tail of a bird that are essential to flight. noun 1. any of the large stiff feathers that cover the wings and tail of a bird and are adapted for flying