French Airplane Vocabulary

l’avion

On this page you’ll find a of French airplane vocabulary. This list covers multiple parts of the aircraft, different kids of aircrafts as well as a few key verbs.

aileronl’aireron
airlinerun avoin de ligne
airplane/aircraftun avion
bomber
le bombardier
cabinla cabine
co-pilotle copilote
cockpitun cockpit
engineun réacteur
exitla sortie
fighter planele chasseur
finela dérive
fuselageun fuselage
helicopterl’hélicoptère
hot air balloon la montgolfière
landing gearle train d’atterrissage
latitudel’altitude
light aircraft
l’avoin léger
microlightl’ULM
nose (of the plane)le nez
nose wheella roue de nez
pilotle pilote
private jetle jet privé
propellerl’hélice
sea planel’hydravion
seatle siège
supersonic jetl’avion supersonique
tailla queue
tailplanel'empennage
windowun hublot
wingune aile
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