Airplanes Inside and Out
Your readers will get a close look at planes such as the Airbus A380, which is the world's largest airliner, and the Lockheed Martin F-35B, which is a short take-off and vertical landing combat aircraft. Readers learn about the engine and design that make flight possible for each aircraft.
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Flight deck and controls
Afterburners ailerons Airbus A380 aircraft flies aircraft's fuselage aircraft's systems airliner fuselage Auxiliary power unit Avionics Carbon-fiber reinforced plastic cargo hold cockpit column and rudder Combat aircraft combustion chamber composite material computers control column control surfaces downward Ejection seats electronic engine called engine that produces escape slides Flight data recorder Flight deck fly and navigate Flying controls Flying surfaces fuel tanks fuselage is filled hydraulic rams jet engine Landing gear Wheels large intake fan let an aircraft lift fan lifting the helicopter move the control nose wheel passenger cabin pilot to fly pilots sit pipes plane plastic A composite power unit APU PowerKiDS press Pressure bulkheads pumped push the aircraft rear edge rear nozzle rudder pedals skin slats slow the aircraft spars and ribs steer the aircraft stringers tailplane takeoff and vertical TECH FACT thrust turbine Turbofan engines Turboprop turboshaft type of jet undercarriage vertical landings