fuselage


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fu·se·lage

 (fyo͞o′sə-läzh′, -zə-)
n.
The central body of an aircraft, to which the wings and tail assembly are attached and which accommodates the crew, passengers, and cargo.

[French, from fuselé, spindle-shaped, from Old French fusel, spindle, from Vulgar Latin *fūsellus, diminutive of Latin fūsus.]

fuselage

(ˈfjuːzɪˌlɑːʒ)
n
(Aeronautics) the main body of an aircraft, excluding the wings, tailplane, and fin
[C20: from French, from fuseler to shape like a spindle, from Old French fusel spindle; see fusee]

fu•se•lage

(ˈfyu səˌlɑʒ, -lɪdʒ, -zə-)

n.
the central structure of an airplane, containing passenger and cargo comparments, and to which are attached the tail assembly and wings.
[1905–10; < French, <fusel(é) spindle-shaped]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fuselage - the central body of an airplane that is designed to accommodate the crew and passengers (or cargo)fuselage - the central body of an airplane that is designed to accommodate the crew and passengers (or cargo)
aeroplane, airplane, plane - an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets; "the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane"
body - the external structure of a vehicle; "the body of the car was badly rusted"
porthole - a window in a ship or airplane
empennage, tail assembly, tail - the rear part of an aircraft
Translations
هَيْكَل الطّائِرَه
trup
kropskrog
repülőgéptörzs
flugvélarbolur
fiuzelažaslėktuvo korpusas
fizelāžalidmašīnas korpuss
uçak gövdesi

fuselage

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fuselage

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fuselage

[ˈfjuːzəlɑːʒ] nfusoliera

fuselage

(ˈfjuːzəlaːʒ) , ((American) -sə-) noun
the body of an aeroplane. Repairs were needed to the fuselage.
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Every day he had returned to it, and while at first it had filled him with considerable awe, he eventually came to look upon it with the accustomed eye of a proprietor, so that he now clambered into the fuselage and even advanced so far as to wish that he might learn to operate it.
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Last month BAE Systems began assembling the aft fuselage and tails in England, and Lockheed Martin started wing assembly and forward-fuselage work at the company's Fort Worth, Texas, plant, program officials said.
that will take up the production of larger fuselages for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft, said its officials on Tuesday.
Currently the Queretaro site produces the aft fuselage of the Global 5000 and Global 6000 jets and the Learjet 85 aircraft's major composite structures, including fuselage lay-up and sub-system installation, wiring harness fabrication and installation, wing assembly, and horizontal and vertical stabiliser assemblies.
Security company Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has delivered to prime contractor, Lockheed Martin Company, the first centre fuselage of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter for the Netherlands, the company announced on Thursday.
ASTK), a provider of aircraft fuselage, precision components and skeletal materials, to build fuselages for Embraer's second-generation E-Jet aircraft program including the E175-E2, E190-E2 and the E195-E2, the company said.
Spirit Defense designed and built the fuselage in just under 22 months at the company's Rapid Prototype facility in Wichita, Kansas.
Spirit is a proud member of Team Valor, providing the entire fuselage for the V-280 Air Vehicle Concept Demonstrator Competitive Prototype, and we look forward to supporting Bell and the U.
There are two main design changes: the trademark orange has been extended from the tail fin on to the fuselage to create a larger space for the easyJet logo which is 20% bigger than before; and, an orange stripe reflecting the design theme of easyJet's advertising has been introduced on to the fuselage to give the plane a sleek, more modern look.
Widodo, head of the military's search and rescue task force, said the decision to withdraw was made after four days of unsuccessful attempts to raise the fuselage.
Difficult weather conditions and inadequate lifting balloons prevented divers from retrieving the 30-metre long fuselage from the Java Sea.