Definition of bubble canopy in English:

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bubble canopy


A transparent domed canopy on a fighter aircraft or bubble car.
Example sentences
  • The YP - 60E looked considerably different from the previous P - 60 aircraft since it dispensed with the builtup turtledeck behind the cockpit and added a bubble canopy atop the fuselage.
  • And sometimes the pilot's head is within an inch or two of that bubble canopy.
  • The pressurised and air-conditioned cockpit has a Martin Baker Mark 12 zero zero ejection seat and a single-piece bubble canopy.

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