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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 company's core products include fuselages, pylons, nacelles and wing components for the world's premier aircraft.
The program was part of an effort focused on manufacturing technology for the Linear Manufacturing of Large Aircraft Composite Primary Structure Fuselage. The multi-phase program was directed toward the definition and demonstration of manufacturing methods for cocuring stringer stiffened fuselage panels using 1.
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.
But the team failed to float the main body on the first attempt, as the ropes snapped off before the fuselage could be brought to the surface.
Officials believed the rest are still inside the main fuselage.
A military vessel found the fuselage on Wednesday, about 3 km (2 miles) from where the tail of the aircraft was hauled up from the bottom of the Java Sea last weekend.
First, the aircraft fuselage is produced in Hamburg and then transported to Toulouse for the first stage of final assembly.
India, July 29 -- The HondaJet Over-The-Wing Engine Mount (OTWEM) configuration, natural-laminar flow wing and fuselage nose, and composite fuselage were developed from long-term research activities.
The top of the fuselage is white with "POLSKIE LINIE LOTNICZE >LOT<" in black, and the lower fuselage, wings and horizontal stabilizers are semi-matte silver with a clear topcoat for added gloss.
During the ground vibration testing it was found that the fuselage twisting mode and 1st asymmetric wing bending mode have close natural frequencies (Rugaitis et al.
AIR India has been let down by its state- of- the- art Boeing 787 Dreamliner yet again with an 8 by 4 feet panel just falling off the fuselage of the plane as it touched down on the runway of the Bangalore airport on Saturday putting at risk the lives of over 160 passengers and crew on board.
Washington, August 29 ( ANI ): Engineers at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, successfully gathered data from a Marine CH-46E helicopter fuselage that it dropped with 15 dummy occupants inside from a height of 30 feet to test improved seats and seatbelts for determining the odds of surviving a helicopter crash.
Boeing plans to deliver a 787 with a longer fuselage and increased seating from 2018.
Spirit AeroSystems completed of the first fuselage section of the Boeing KC-46A tanker Spirit AeroSystems completed of the first forward fuselage section, Section 41, destined for integration into the Boeing KC-46A tanker.