Principal Airframe Parts (Airplane).
Some aircraft manufacturers may use different names for the parts of
an airplane or helicopter airframe, but the names shown in the
figures are understood internationally.
A working knowledge of the
location, construction, and purpose of the various structural units
of the aircraft is the basis for an intelligent approach to airframe
This chapter, divided into four sections, describes airframe parts,
metal qualities and stresses, metal-working processes, and aviation
aluminum alloys in the form of shells. As a result, the main