fuselage

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the central body of an airplane that is designed to accommodate the crew and passengers (or cargo)

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AIDC) has announced an expansion plan, calling for investing NT$6 billion (US$200 million) within five years to build military aircraft maintenance hangars, aircraft engine housing plants, maintenance centers, commercial aircraft fuselage milling plants, as well as a five-axis machine project, all of which is expected to raise revenue from NT$22.
THE other day I read an article about someone converting an old aircraft fuselage into a novel holiday chalet.
It later emerged that the explosives discovered at East Midlands and in Dubai were at least 50 times more potent than would be needed to blow a hole in an aircraft fuselage.
A specially built 80ft aircraft fuselage and tail section featured in the simulated aftermath of the crash.
Summary: The cargo plane bombs were more than capable of blowing a hole in an aircraft fuselage, officials have said.
The recent deliveries include stringers for three different sections of the aircraft fuselage and were received by Aerolia in St Nazaire, France, in May, by Airbus in Nantes, France, in June, and by Premium Aerotec in Nordenham, Germany, earlier this month.
A hulking Air Force C-17 aircraft fuselage is now in its final resting place just off of Sisisky Boulevard following a 32-day, segmented movement from the west coast.
The cadets were left with a problem when the vehicle they normally use for towing a Harrier aircraft fuselage - the centrepiece of their display - was unavailable.
Thieves have stolen aircraft fuselage parts worth pounds 27,000.
A train carriage, aircraft fuselage and bank to simulate hijackings and robberies have also been included.
A1C Davis was performing his last-look End of Runway (EOR) inspection on an F-15D aircraft, when he noticed smoke coming from the Jet Fuel Starter (JFS) area on the underside of the aircraft fuselage.
Having a reinforced self-gripping seal means time is not expended during production in preparing, applying and, possibly, cleaning up adhesive from the aircraft fuselage.
When the building was originally being planned, Air Force officials expected to build a mockup of an aircraft fuselage for ground testing the laser system.
Tolo also fabricated the blade seal used to secure the pod perimeter to the aircraft fuselage.
The turbulence caused by the propellers shakes the aircraft fuselage, which in turn sets in motion the air inside the aircraft, generating low-frequency interior noise.
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