- cockney bream,
Origin of cockpit
Examples from the Web for cockpit
And increasingly smart navigation aids in the cockpit brought far greater precision and efficiency to route planning.Flight 8501 Poses Question: Are Modern Jets Too Automated to Fly?|Clive Irving|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
I believe there was a captain aboard, but Hughes kept throwing him out of the cockpit.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He would navigate from the cockpit using a road atlas—while snorting cocaine off the map.
You will feel both embarrassed and grateful for this, even as you wonder why the cockpit looks like a 1950s sci-fi set.
Some airline chiefs believe that there was an invasion of the cockpit.
Steering was done from the cockpit, under shelter of an awning, but the engine control was below.The Adventure Club Afloat|Ralph Henry Barbour
With a cry Tom sprang to the cockpit and quickly had the weapon spitting bullets at the foe.Air Service Boys in the Big Battle|Charles Amory Beach
Then I walked forward till I came to the cockpit, where sat the pilot on a padded armour-plated seat, testing the engines.'Green Balls'|Paul Bewsher
Lifting a section of the cockpit flooring, French Pete brought out two triangular frames of steel.The Cruise of the Dazzler|Jack London
Then they saw him stand on the edge of the cockpit and jump.Famous Flyers|David Goodger (email@example.com)
- an enclosed or recessed area towards the stern of a small vessel from which it is steered
- (formerly) an apartment in a warship used as quarters for junior officers and as a first-aid station during combat