pressurized cabin


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pressurized cabin

[′presh·ə‚rīzd ′kab·ən]
(aerospace engineering)
The occupied portion of an aircraft in which the air pressure has been raised above that of the ambient atmosphere by the compression of the atmosphere into this space.
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[4] Federal Aviation Administration, "Pressurized Cabins. Federal Aviation Regulations Title 14 Part 25 Section 841," Federal Aviation Administration.
These included good air flow, a pressurized cabin and temperature control to keep the chickens from overheating.
We were sitting in our pressurized cabin with the autopilot on, a book open, and a cup of coffee in one hand, conducting training on aircraft limits.
of Worcester made Felix Baumgartner's special, pressurized suit, enabling the Austrian daredevil to briefly break the sound barrier after he jumped from a pressurized cabin attached to a helium balloon 24 miles up.
"With the atmosphere being so dry in the pressurized cabin, the ability to smell and taste can be reduced by up to 30%.
The rover is about the size of a Hummer and has a pressurized cabin and observation bubble.
The XB-28 was an ambitious design, a high-altitude medium bomber with a pressurized cabin, supercharged engines, and remotely-controlled gun turrets.
A door's suddenly opening in a pressurized cabin at a high altitude could cause passengers to get sucked out of the cabin and the jet to crash.
The only airman in his time qualified to pilot a free balloon, a blimp, a glider, and an airplane, as well as to command a rigid airship; Settle was also the first American to fly a pressurized cabin into the stratosphere.
The telescope will sit in a bay exposed to stratospheric conditions while users control it from the pressurized cabin. Loverich and Dunham say that the HIPO instrument's design had to factor in the cold, low pressure, and the turbulence of operating at high altitudes.

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