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      the part of an airplane where the pilot sits

The pilot flies and controls the airplane from the cockpit.

Before our airplane took off, my little sister and I went into the cockpit with the pilot.


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The Airplane Cockpit


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A female astronaut sits in the cockpit of a small jet
Astronaut Joan Higginbotham sits in the cockpit of a NASA T-38 trainer jet.
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