hangar deck

hangar deck

[′haŋ·ər ‚dek]
(naval architecture)
A deck, below the flight deck of a carrier, where aircraft are parked and serviced.
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The hangar deck of The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum will take on a World War II theme as over 600 young New Yorkers gather to celebrate life and to raise desperately needed funds to support suicide prevention that goes beyond the traditional hotline.
Key differences between the new LHA(R) Flight 0 and the LHD class ships include the deletion of the well deck, an enlarged hangar deck with enhanced aviation maintenance facilities for Bell/Boeing MV-22 Ospreys and Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning IIs, increased cargo stowage and aviation fuel, in addition to an electronically configurable C4ISR (Command, Control, Communication, Computer, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance) suite.
The 8,000 tonne section, known as Lower Block 03, weighs more than an entire Type 45 destroyer and forms the mid-section of the aircraft carrier s hull from the keel to the hangar deck.
Caption: Ordnancetnen arm planes on the hangar deck of the USS Yorktown (CV 10), while in the background off duty Sailors watch a movie.
One section of hangar deck is already well underway and the steel for the second is being delivered this month for construction to start in January.
The use cases include business support systems, medical use, flight line, hangar deck and other afloat, airborne and ground tactical arenas.
During the Annual UL Event you'll enjoy a tour of the historic aircraft carrier, a delicious catered dinner on the hangar deck, and other entertaining features such as private access to the flight deck to tour at your leisure.
With several compartments completely wrecked and four of his five comrades killed, he, regaining consciousness, groped his way through the burning and tangled wreckage to a point under an open hangar deck hatch.
If it rains, an alternate playing area has been constructed on the hangar deck, the Daily Mail reports.
On a scoreboard that once adorned the hangar deck aboard USS Essex (CV 9), row upon row of Japanese rising sun flags are testament to the prowess of the carrier's embarked air groups in the Pacific: the silhouettes of enemy carriers, battleships, and cruisers speaking to the great sea battles of World War II.
The elevator, designed to transport aircraft between the hangar deck and flight deck, had not been used since the USS Intrepid became the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in 1982.
Let's take a closer look at the ABCDs and how they apply to our time in the shop, flight line or hangar deck.