Recent Examples of cockpit from the Web
In the crash at the Michigan track, Ganassi’s open-cockpit car flipped and hit a guard rail driver-side first at high speed.
In the cargo hold a devastating blaze had erupted, filling the cabin and cockpit of the DC-9 with thick smoke and flames that were hot enough to melt aluminum.
The interior features a single slab of wood sweeping around the cockpit interrupted only by a touch-screen interface that houses nearly all the controls, many of them voice activated.
To be fair, cockpits today still have plenty of buttons—but the centerpiece is now a display.
Equipped with a special cockpit and a pulley system that attaches to her wheel chair, the vehicle allows Mayo to get around independently for the first time since before the accident.
With its bulbous transparent cockpit and cutesy orange-and-white paint job, the whimsical craft would do Jacques Cousteau—or Steve Zissou—proud.
For Danica Patrick, the wait to jump back into an Indy car cockpit for the first time since 2011 continues -- and that isn't necessarily a bad thing.
Two facts about the cockpit are of special importance.
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First Known Use of cockpit
COCKPIT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cockpit for English Language Learners
: the area in a boat, airplane, etc., where the pilot or driver sits
COCKPIT Defined for Kids
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