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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The partnership calls for Indonesia to provide 125 component sets at a contract value of $43 million with five upper fuselage sections and 23 tail booms already delivered from Indonesia to Eurocopter.
In addition to producing the F-35 centre fuselage, Northrop Grumman also designed and produces the aircraft's radar and other key avionics including electro-optical and communications subsystems; develops mission systems and mission-planning software; leads the team's development of pilot and maintenance training system courseware; and manages the team's use, support and maintenance of low-observable technologies.
Triumph Group initially received the contract for work from Embraer in June 2013 and has provided the fuselage and other component parts to the Brazilian-based OEM throughout the development phase of the program.
Citing the National Transportation Safety Committee and AirAsia management, Widodo, who uses one name, said the fuselage is not needed for the investigation.
The bid to raise the fuselage came a day after divers were able to enter the main section of the plane.
Officials said they were considering using inflated balloons to lift the fuselage, which may still contain many bodies.
They used cables to hoist the helicopter fuselage with its mock passengers into the air and swing it to the ground, much like a pendulum.
The chapters cover subjects such as structural design solutions and loading conditions for fuselage skin joins; relevance of laboratory test results for simple lap joining specimens to riveted joints in a real structure; the effect of various production and design related variables on the riveted joint fatigue behavior; theoretical and experimental analysis of secondary bending and its implications for riveted joint fatigue performance; nucleation and shape development of fatigue cracks in riveted longitudinal lap joints; overview of experimental investigations into the multi-site damage for full-scale fuselage panels and riveted lap joint specimens; residual strength predictions for riveted lap joints in a fuselage structure.
AIRBUS has delivered the front fuselage for the first flyable A350 XWB (MSN1) to the Final Assembly Line (FAL) at its HQ in Toulouse.
I cannot dispute the interesting information given by Mike Bowden with regard to the cause of the Comet disasters being the design of the rectangular astrodome cut-out in the roof of the fuselage (Letters, PE April).
A350 XWB fuselage arrives in Toulouse Airbus has delivered the aft fuselage for the A350 XWB static test airframe to the final assembly line in Toulouse, France.
Independent supplier of commercial aircraft assemblies and components Spirit AeroSystems Inc (NYSE:SPR) on Monday announced it has delivered its first composite centre fuselage section for the Airbus A350 XWB programme.
ISTANBUL, Mar 3, 2010 (TUR) -- Turkey's TUSAS Aerospace Industries is set to double its manufacture of fuselage panels for Airbus A320 passenger planes, Airbus said Wednesday.
Logisticians from the Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command at Fort Eustis, Virginia, helped to move this Air Force C-17 fuselage from Orange County, California, to Fort Lee, Virginia.
a multifaceted work platform system moves the fuselage along a production line while allowing employees access to all parts of the plane.