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aircraft carrier click to hear : aircraft carrier

Warship designed to carry combat aircraft and provide a flight deck for takeoff and landing.
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main deck elevator arresting cable runway landing deck missile launcher jet engine test area deck crane landing radar air search radar jet blast deflector catapult flight deck antenna

main deck click to hear : main deck

Installation used to house aircraft and carry out maintenance.

elevator click to hear : elevator

Mechanism that transports aircraft from the main deck to the flight deck.

arresting cable click to hear : arresting cable

Cable that slows the aircraft when it lands.

runway click to hear : runway

Section of the platform for aircraft takeoff and landing.

landing deck click to hear : landing deck

Section of the platform where aircraft park after landing.

missile launcher click to hear : missile launcher

Unit designed to fire missiles.

jet engine test area click to hear : jet engine test area

Area where the turbojet engines are tested.

deck crane click to hear : deck crane

Materials-handling device fitted with a rotating jib; a hook suspended from the jib is used to lift and move loads.

landing radar click to hear : landing radar

Instrument that directs pilots to the flight deck when visibility is poor.

jet blast deflector click to hear : jet blast deflector

Mechanism that protects aircraft from hot gases expelled by the aircraft ahead in the takeoff line.

catapult click to hear : catapult

Steam-driven mechanism that propels the aircraft on takeoff.

flight deck click to hear : flight deck

Section of the platform used for aircraft takeoff.

antenna click to hear : antenna

Device that emits and receives radio waves.