Parts of Aircraft
The main parts of an aircraft are (Figure):
(a) Engine, which propels the aircraft; the aircraft may have jet engines or propeller driving engines.
(b) Fuselage, which houses the cockpit, passenger cabin, fuel tank and cargo space.
(c) Wings, which enable the aircraft to float in the area.
(d) Landing gear, which enable the aircraft to land and take-off.
(e) Principal Controls, which control the direction and elevation of flight (and consist of elevator, rudder and flaps).
Figure : Parts of Aircrafts