In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1rueda delantera (de aterrizaje) femenino
- After minor repairs were made to the nose wheel, the aircraft was declared fully functional and fit to fly.
- As the aircraft became airborne, the nose wheel, in retracting into its well, pulled the cover from the window.
- A little further up, we came across the nose wheel of the aircraft.
- I went under the nose and climbed up the ladder built into the bottom hatch just aft of the nose wheel.
- However, when the plane settled in and the nose wheel came down, I first realized something was not right up front.
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