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flight deck

Syllabification: flight deck

Definition of flight deck in English:

noun

1The cockpit of a large aircraft, from which the pilot and crew fly it.
Example sentences
  • The aircraft has state-of-the-art flight deck, avionics and navigation equipment.
  • RAAF pilots will not assume both seats on the flight deck until the aircraft is accepted and operated by the Air Force in 2006.
  • These could easily light up the flight deck of an aircraft with startling results to the crew.
2The deck of an aircraft carrier, used for takeoff and landing.
Example sentences
  • The royal party watched a dynamic display of aerial and aquatic action from the flight deck of aircraft carrier HMS Ark Royal.
  • Four people suffered minor injures when a crane toppled on to the flight deck of aircraft carrier HMS Invincible.
  • The ship's company put in a sterling effort lifting the water from the tank deck to the flight deck for the water shuttle.

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