Recent Examples of fuselage from the Web
Bits and pieces of the plane have turned up over the years off the coast of southeast Africa, but the whereabouts of the main fuselage remain unknown.
Only the longer fuselages have room for the loading bridge in front of the wing.
Large portions of the aircraft, including a wing and the fuselage, were found intact after the crash, allowing investigators to identify it as an F-16, police said at the time of the incident.
The Stratolaunch megaplane, built by Scaled Composites for Paul Allen's aerospace company Stratolaunch Systems and unveiled in May, is an enormous twin-fuselage aircraft designed to carry rockets up to altitude and drop them.
Many modern jet airliners have long fuselages, making the tail more vulnerable to scraping at certain angles.
The black copter was broken into two main pieces, its tail section separate from the main fuselage.
The agreement also provides for joint 787 cost-reduction initiatives with financial incentives and productivity discounts on the 737, where Spirit builds the fuselage, contingent on volume commitments.
The report said the right wing of the plane separated during the crash and was found about 170 feet from the fuselage.
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Origin and Etymology of fuselage
First Known Use: 1909See Words from the same year
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