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Cockpit - Wikipedia

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A cockpit or flight deck is the area, usually near the front of an aircraft or spacecraft, from which .... and throttle to enable the pilot to maintain a head-up and eyes-out position – the so...

Why is a cockpit called a cockpit? - Quora

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The earliest airplanes copied the designs of the 1903 Wright Flyer, on which the pilot lay on the ... Why are the airplane's cockpit windows so small? Do pilots ...

Aerospaceweb.org | Ask Us - Origins of the Word Cockpit

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Feb 3, 2002 ... Origins of the Word Cockpit. Do you know why the pilot's area in a plane is called the cockpit? - question from Sandra. An intriguing question ...

Why the flight deck of an airplane is called a "cockpit"?

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Aug 29, 2010 ... Since the day I started to fly an airplane, the area where the pilots sit in front to control the plane has always being referred to as the “cockpit”.

Why is the flight deck of an airplane called a cockpit? | Yahoo Answers

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"Cockpit" is not a French word, but an English one. It carried over from boats to airplanes in the early days of aviation. In a boat, the cockpit is an ...

World Wide Words: Cockpit

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Oct 22, 2005 ... Why should the pilot's cabin of an plane be called, of all things, the 'Cockpit'?

Why is it called a Cockpit? - ElJet's Private Aviation BlogElJet's ...

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Apr 28, 2014 ... The simple answer is that on a Royal Navy Ship, the quarters for the ship's captain was called the cockpit, as the captain of the ship was called ...

Why is Belgium known as the Cockpit of Europe? - FunTrivia.com

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Aug 18, 2012 ... Cockpit in this case is the original meaning of an enclosed space or pit where cock fighting took place. This got transferred to the tightly ...

COCKPIT EVOLUTION – FROM THE BEGINNING TO PRESENT ...

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Sep 23, 2015 ... Our beloved “Jenny” is seen in the second photo, and we now have what can be truly called a “cockpit.” This evolution from the Flyer took about ...

What happens in a plane's cockpit - Business Insider

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Mar 20, 2015 ... final dc-10 flight biman bangladesh airlines pilot cockpit ... It's called a "sterile cockpit," and it just means the FAA wants pilots to be talking about ...