flight deck

noun
1.
Navy. the upper deck of an aircraft carrier, constructed and equipped for the landing andtakeoff of aircraft.
2.
Aeronautics. (in certain aircraft) an elevated compartment containing the instruments and controls used by the pilot, copilot, and flight engineer to operate the aircraft.

Origin:
1920–25

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flight deck
 
n
1.  Compare cockpit the crew compartment in an airliner
2.  the upper deck of an aircraft carrier from which aircraft take off and on which they land

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Example sentences
What counts is keeping bad guys off the plane, and if they do make it onto the
  plane, keeping them off the flight deck.
Note that not one word was heard from the flight deck.
She is a pilot who does not believe in making announcements from the flight
  deck.
Absolutely, the flight deck should focus on flying the plane, no doubt.
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