Definitions for cockpitˈkɒkˌpɪt
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compartment where the pilot sits while flying the aircraft
a pit for cockfights
seat where the driver sits while driving a racing car
In airplanes or boats, the space where the pilot or operator sits to control the vehicle. In airplanes it is usually in the front of the fuselage. In larger airplanes it may be closed off from the cabin, where the passengers travel.
The space for those in control of a nautical, aeronautical, or astronautical vessel.
The compartment set aside for the care of wounded during naval engagements; the sickbay.
A well, usually near the stern, where the helm is located.
An enclosure for cockfights.
a pit, or inclosed area, for cockfights
the Privy Council room at Westminster; -- so called because built on the site of the cockpit of Whitehall palace
that part of a war vessel appropriated to the wounded during an engagement
in yachts and other small vessels, a space lower than the rest of the deck, which affords easy access to the cabin
A cockpit or flight deck is the area, usually near the front of an aircraft, from which a pilot controls the aircraft. Most modern cockpits are enclosed, except on some small aircraft. The cockpit of an aircraft contains flight instruments on an instrument panel, and the controls that enable the pilot to fly the aircraft. In most airliners, a door separates the cockpit from the passenger compartment. After the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, all major airlines fortified the cockpit against access by hijackers.
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But it doesn't explain why the access to the cockpit was denied.
Aircraft were hit by lasers on the right and left side of the cockpit.
A distress call must be activated in the cockpit and only licensed pilots can do that.
Now you can get the same aircraft with a better cockpit for $43 million, almost $10 million less.
According to current knowledge we assume that the captain was actively barred from accessing the cockpit.
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- пилотска кабинаBulgarian
- Pilotenkanzel, CockpitGerman
- κόκπιτ, πιλοτήριοGreek
- ohjaamo, sitloora, istuinkaukaloFinnish
- cockpit, cabine de pilotageFrench
- abitacolo, cabina di pilotaggioItalian
- コックピット, 操縦席Japanese
- cabine de pilotagemPortuguese
- cockpit, förarkabinSwedish
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