fuselage fuselage  /ˈfju sə ˌlɑdʒ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the central body of an airplane that is designed to accommodate the crew and passengers (or cargo)

Usage(s):

  1. Stearman-3-seat open cockpit biplane; wings unequal; strutted to fuselage; fuselage slim; sharp curves on tail units; radial engine; split axled wheels close to body.
  2. Its graceful fuselage sweeps back 128 ft.
  3. According to the FBI, packed in the sole were enough high explosives to blow a hole in the fuselage of the aircraft.

News

  1. Sonar Shows Earhart's Wreck

    A sonar anomaly that researchers suspect might possibly be the wreckage of Amelia Earhart's aircraft is a straight, unbroken feature uncannily consistent with the fuselage of a Lockheed Electra, new analysis of the sonar imagery captured off a remote Pacific island has revealed.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Fox News

  2. Boeing Defends 777X Aluminum Hull as Plastic A350 Flies

    Improved engines and wings on the 777X will make up for a heavier metal fuselage than the largest A350, Boeing Commercial Airplanes Chief Executive Officer Ray Conner told reporters today in Paris.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

  3. How did states create jobs?

    How did states create jobs?A Boeing employee works on an aft fuselage for the 787 Dreamliner at a Boeing plant in North Charleston, S.C. South Carolina gave Boeing $120 million in incentives to help it expand its in-state operations and create 2,000 jobs. (AP)States this year awarded tax breaks to businesses, touted worker-training programs and even poached jobs from each other to boost their ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Troy Record

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Quotes

  1. Qantas CEO Geoff Dixon confirmed that the aircraft had "a hole in its fuselage" and that it was being inspected.
    on Jul 25, 2008 By: Geoff Dixon Source: FOXNews

  2. Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the Prime Minister, said on television: "It is, of course, not yet certain, but the Transport Minister told me that they suspect the plane's tail hit a hilltop and that the aircraft fell on its fuselage with the force of the...
    on Nov 30, 2007 By: Recep Tayyip Erdogan Source: Times Online

  3. "Wataniya Airways is basing their fleet on what is without question the world's leading single aisle aircraft. Not only does it offer the widest fuselage in the market but it offers the most space and passenger comfort. When it comes to operating...
    on Jan 21, 2009 By: John Leahy Source: Al-Bawaba

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