pressure capsule


pressure capsule
The portion of the structure subjected to pressurization comprising the cabin and the cockpit. Some other areas of aircraft may also be pressurized. These would also constitute part of a pressure capsule.
The shaded portions are pressurized.

Aviation dictionary. 2014.

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