nose section

nose section

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i. The forward section of an aircraft. See center section.
ii. The forward section of an aircraft reciprocating-engine crankcase that contains the thrust-bearing and propeller-reduction gears.
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When propelled toward an airborne drone, a servo in the grenade releases its nose section that allows a spring-loaded weighted net to shoot out of the body of the grenade.
| The nose section of the doomed Boeing 747 that blew up over Lockerbie, in Scotland, on December 23, 1988
Photos of the two planes on the runway, shows one of them appearing to have lost its entire nose section in the crash.
To reduce this micro pressure, the front car is designed with a nose section, said the official.
Unlike the engineers at General Electric who had studied ceramics and dismissed them as too difficult to work with compared to reinforced plastic resins, Avco engineers decided to pursue the use of ceramics for the nose section of the reentry vehicle where the heating was the most severe.
However, on closer exam, the once-flat tip was now slightly dished in by the impact, and putting a caliper to the nose section showed it had minimally bulged.
The massive undercut at the nose section of the TPE cushion calls for a compound with a high degree of strength and elongation, noted Ryan Redford, RMD's director of product development.
The autoclave addition is part of an expansion to Spirit's composite fuselage facility, where the company makes the carbon-fiber nose section for Boeing's 787 Dreamliner.
...er, well, not so apparently, as Bond's plane is seen flying off with Dr No damage to the nose section despite the collision
The sixth generation Caravelle gets the smarter nose section inroduced with the T6 Transporter van and, as before, is available in either short or long wheelbase bodystyles.
The sixth generation Caravelle gets the smarter nose section introduced with the T6 Transporter van and, as before, is available in either short or long wheelbase bodystyles.