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  • 1flight deck — flight′ deck n. 1) naut. mil navig. the upper deck of an aircraft carrier, designed for the landing and takeoff of aircraft 2) aer. an elevated compartment in certain aircraft containing the instruments and controls used by the crew …

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  • 2flight deck — 1. Navy. the upper deck of an aircraft carrier, constructed and equipped for the landing andtakeoff of aircraft. 2. Aeron. (in certain aircraft) an elevated compartment containing the instruments and controls used by the pilot, copilot, and… …

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  • 3Flight simulator — [ twinjet flight simulator] A flight simulator is a system that tries to copy, or simulate, the experience of flying an aircraft. It is as realistic as possible. The different types of flight simulator range from video games up to full size… …

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  • 4flight, history of — ▪ aviation Introduction  development of heavier than air flying machines. Important landmarks and events along the way to the invention of the airplane include an understanding of the dynamic reaction of lifting surfaces (or wings), building… …

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  • 5flight — noun 1 trip by air; plane making a flight ADJECTIVE ▪ round trip (AmE) ▪ The first prize is a round trip flight to Rio. ▪ inbound, return ▪ The return flight was held up by six hours …

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  • 6Electronic Flight Instrument System — An electronic flight instrument system, or EFIS, is a flight deck instrument display system in which the display technology used is electronic rather than electromechanical. EFIS normally consist of a primary flight display (PFD), multi function… …

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  • 7Korean Air Lines Flight 007 — Flight 007 redirects here. For other uses, see Flight 7 (disambiguation). Korean Air Lines Flight 007 Artist s rendition of HL7442, the KAL 747 lost during Flight 007 Occurrence summary …

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  • 8Air France Flight 447 — F GZCP, the aircraft involved in the accident Accident summary Date 1 June 2009 …

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  • 9Aeroperú Flight 603 — Infobox Airliner accident Name=Aeroperú Flight 603 Crash Image caption=CG render of Flight 603 reflected in the water just below and before it crashed Date=October 2 1996 Type=Error in maintenance, Operator negligence Site=Pacific Ocean near… …

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  • 10Eastern Air Lines Flight 401 — CG render of N310EA as it enters the swamp Accident summary Date December 29, 1972 …

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  • 11synthetic flight trainer — Any one of the following three types of apparatus in which flight conditions are simulated on the ground: i. A flight simulator that provides an accurate representation of the flight deck of a particular aircraft type to the extent that the… …

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  • 12British Airways Flight 9 — CGI render of G BDXH without power, passing through the ash clouds of the Mount Galunggung Incident summary Date …

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  • 13National Airlines Flight 27 — Accident summary Date November 3, 1973 Type Uncontained failure Site …

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  • 14Qantas Flight 30 — Infobox Aircraft accident name=Qantas Flight 30 caption = Structural damage sustained on the 747 date=25 July 2008 type=In flight structural damage [cite news coauthors = Staff writers title = Emergency jumbo pilot is our hero work = Herald Sun… …

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  • 15Cockpit — This article is about the flight deck of an aircraft. For other uses, see Cockpit (disambiguation). (video) View from the cockpit of an Airbus A319 aircraft of Air France during landing at CDG A cockpit or flight deck is the area, usually near… …

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  • 16Boeing E-4 — E 4B in flight Role …

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  • 17List of United States Navy ratings — From left to right: a Special Warfare Operator 1st Class and a Boatswain s Mate 2nd Class. United States Navy ratings are general occupations that consist of specific skills and abilities. Each naval rating has its own specialty badge, which is… …

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  • 18General Dynamics F-111 — infobox Aircraft name= F 111 Aardvark caption= An F 111C of the Royal Australian Air Force with its wings unswept in 2006. type= Fighter bomber national origin = United States manufacturer= General Dynamics designer= first flight= 21 December… …

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  • 19Modern United States Navy carrier air operations — Modern United States Navy aircraft carrier air operations include the operation of fixed wing and rotary aircraft on and around an aircraft carrier for performance of combat or non combat missions. Modern United States Navy aircraft carrier… …

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  • 20Modern US Navy carrier air operations — Modern United States Navy aircraft carrier air operations include the operation of fixed wing and rotary aircraft on and around an aircraft carrier for performance of combat or non combat missions. Modern US aircraft carrier flight operations are …

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