Fuselage of a Boeing 737 shown in brown



  • The main body of an aerospace vehicle; the long central structure of an aircraft to which the wings (or rotors), tail, and engines are attached, and which accommodates crew and cargo.


  • Borrowed from French fuselage, from fuselé, from Old French *fus (“spindle”), from Latin fusus. So named for its shape; in English since 1909.
  • Image:737-700f.gif|thumb|250px|Fuselage of a Boeing 737 shown in brown

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