body plane

body plane

A section or reference plane which describes relationships between different parts of the body with relation to the centre of the body.
 
Types
Frontal, sagittal, transverse.
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The Airbus A310 is a twin-engine, wide body plane used by a number of carriers around the world.
The wide body plane is the largest long-range twin-engine commercial airplane in the world that features state-of-the art interiors and a host of amenities offering a total of 312 seats in first, business and economy class.
This wide body plane also provides Internet services and the latest audio and video systems.
The narrow body plane, with a range of up to 5,555 kilometres (3,444 miles), can seat a maximum of 174 passengers, according to Comac.
The European consortium's largest four-engine wide body plane, it marks the latest attempt to beat US rival Boeing by competing directly with Boeing's family of 777s.
REPORTS from America say the head of a US-based aircraft leasing firm has urged Airbus to redesign its planned A350 wide body plane or risk getting badly beaten by Boeing's 787 Dreamliner.
Mirenge added that to facilitate its long haul plans, RwandAir is expected to acquire wide body planes with a seating capacity of up to 200 people in the later part of 2016 financial year.
New low-cost carriers and demand for short-haul flying have stimulated a significant boost in narrow body planes.
Ethiopian has also ordered 12 Airbus A35o wide body planes, plus six 777 freight carriers and 10 737-80os from Boeing for delivery later this decade.
A spokesman for the firm, which employs 39,000 people and manufactures in 20 different countries, said the company will double the number of Trent engines it produces to power the next generation of wide body planes.
Chapter 2 covers terms that describe body planes, directions, cavities and regions as well as ways to view the body internally.
Telair is the recognized world leader in comprehensive aircraft cargo systems for wide and narrow body planes.