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Aircraft Functions and Their Systems
Aircraft: A Brief Overview
Airplanes come in many different shapes and sizes depending on the mission of the aircraft, but all modern airplanes have certain components in common. These are the
o The fuselage is the body of the airplane that holds all the pieces of the aircraft together and many of the other large components are attached to it.
o The wing provides the principal lifting force of an airplane. Lift is obtained from the dynamic action of the wing with respect to the air
o The control surfaces include all those moving surfaces of an airplane used for attitude, lift, and drag control. They include the tail assembly,
The landing gear, or undercarriage, supports the airplane when it is resting on the ground or in water and during the takeoff and landing.
At the rear of both the aileron surfaces and elevators and rudders are small moving sections called trim tabs that are attached by hinges
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