On an Airplane - English Vocabulary Lesson

source: Learn English with Let's Talk   2014年7月22日

To board a plane | Embark - To get on the plane which is ready to takeoff.
Cabin - The interior of the aircraft.
Flight attendant - Man or Woman who provides service for passengers during a flight.
Aisle - the long empty space that you walk down ( between the seating rows)
Overhead bin - The place above the seats for storing luggage.
Galley - A kitchen or an area with kitchen facilities in a plane.
Cockpit - The part of the plane where the captain and his co-pilots sit.
Pilot - The person who drives/flies the plane.
Co-pilot - Person who helps the captain fly the plane.
Taxing - Driving an airplane to the correct place for taking off or deboarding.
Take-off - When the plane leaves the ground.
Motion sickness - A bad feeling in the stomach that passengers get during a rough ride in a plane.
To cruise - To fly at a constant speed that permits maximum operating efficiency.
Turbulence - Violent or unsteady movement of air.
Call light - A button passengers can press to get a crew member's attention.
Flight entertainment - Refers to the entertainment available to aircraft passengers during a flight.Usually LCD screens on the back of the seat playing movies and songs.
Refreshments - Drinks and snacks offered to passengers during the flight.
Touch down - When the aircraft wheels land on the ground.