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

Why is a cockpit called a cockpit? - Quora

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Mar 9, 2016 ... The earliest airplanes copied the designs of the 1903 Wright Flyer, on which the pilot lay on the wing, in the open and subject to the wind.

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 a cockpit is called a cockpit in the airplane? - Ask Captain Lim

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May 8, 2015 ... “Ever since I can remember, the area in front where the pilot sits to control the plane has always been referred to as the 'cockpit'. The term ...

the word "flight deck" vs. "cockpit" - PPRuNe Forums

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Sep 26, 2005 ... Hi there. I was just wondering, it seems like the word cockpit is starting to disappear and the word flight deck is the replacement. Does anyone ...

Cockpit - definition of cockpit by The Free Dictionary

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a. The space in the fuselage of a small airplane containing seats for the pilot, copilot, and sometimes passengers. b. The space set apart for the pilot and crew,  ...

What happens in a plane's cockpit - Business Insider

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Mar 20, 2015 ... Flickr/Pilots Of SwissThere's a lot going on behind the cockpit door. ... It's called a "sterile cockpit," and it just means the FAA wants pilots to be ...

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 Are Cockpit Voice Recorders Painted Orange and Called a ...

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Mar 8, 2014 ... Often known as a black box an airplane's flight recorder is technically called a “ cockpit voice recorder” or CVR. The device is usually located int ...

Random Dude with a Laptop Called Up to Cockpit to Help Pilots Plot ...

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Aug 20, 2009 ... I've heard pilots ask if there's a doctor on board in the event of a medical emergency on an airplane, but to ask if there's a guy with a ...

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

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Sep 8, 2007 ... Even today, a room on the lower deck of a yacht or motor boat where the crew quarters are located is often called a cockpit. In addition, the ...

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

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Apr 28, 2014 ... It is a common part of our vernacular. The cockpit. The place where the pilot and co-pilot steer the aircraft from. If you give it a little more thought, ...