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noun

Navy. the upper deck of an aircraft carrier, constructed and equipped for the landing and takeoff of aircraft.
Aeronautics. (in certain aircraft) an elevated compartment containing the instruments and controls used by the pilot, copilot, and flight engineer to operate the aircraft.

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Origin of flight deck

First recorded in 1920–25
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flight deck

noun

the crew compartment in an airlinerCompare cockpit (def. 1)
the upper deck of an aircraft carrier from which aircraft take off and on which they land
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