flight deck
noun Date: 1924 1. the uppermost complete deck of an aircraft carrier 2. the forward compartment in some airplanes

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  • Flight Deck — ist der englische Bezeichnung für Flugdeck. Das Cockpit von Passagierflugzeugen wird auch als flight deck bezeichnet. Außerdem existieren folgende Achterbahnen mit dem Namen Flight Deck: Flight Deck (California’s Great America) Flight Deck… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • flight deck — flight decks also flight deck 1) N COUNT On an aircraft carrier, the flight deck is the flat open surface on the deck where aircraft take off and land. 2) N COUNT On a large aeroplane, the flight deck is the area at the front where the pilot… …   English dictionary

  • flight 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 …   From formal English to slang

  • flight deck — ► NOUN 1) the cockpit of a large aircraft. 2) the deck of an aircraft carrier, used as a runway …   English terms dictionary

  • flight deck — ☆ flight deck n. 1. the upper deck of an aircraft carrier, that serves as a runway 2. the front compartment of some airplanes, for the crew …   English World dictionary

  • flight deck — n 1.) the room in a plane where the pilot sits to control the plane 2.) the flat surface of a ship which military aircraft use to fly into the air from …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • flight deck — flight ,deck noun count 1. ) the open area on a large ship where aircraft can take off and land 2. ) the area at the front of a large airplane where the pilot works: COCKPIT …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Flight deck — The flight deck of an aircraft carrier is the surface from which its aircraft take off and land, essentially a miniature airfield at sea. On smaller naval ships which do not have aviation as a primary mission, the landing area for helicopters and …   Wikipedia

  • flight deck — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms flight deck : singular flight deck plural flight decks 1) the area at the front of a large plane where the pilot works 2) the open area on a large ship where aircraft can take off and land …   English dictionary

  • flight-deck — see flight deck …   English dictionary

  • flight deck — i. The upper deck of an aircraft carrier that serves as a runway. ii. The compartment in which all the flight, engine, systems, communications, and navigation are located. It also houses the flight crew. iii. The compartment occupied by the… …   Aviation dictionary

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