The Parts of an Aeroplane

Last updated: February 23, 2018 at 8:44 am

airplane photoHave you ever wondered what the parts of an airplane are? Well, here they are laid out for you in clear terms you can understand.

The Fuselage. The fuselage is the large hollow tube that everything attaches to. It tapers at the back. The passengers and their baggage are usually held in the fuselage.

The Wings: The wings are attached to the fuselage on either side.

The Empennage. The empennage consists of the tail of the airplane and the horizontal stabilizer.

The Powerplant. The powerplant consists of the engine and all engine components.

The Landing Gear. The landing gear consists of the wheels and the struts.

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