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Bank, To
To raise one wing for the purpose of turning
Barograph
A registering barometer.
Barometer
An instrument measuring both altitude and atmospheric pressure; it may be mercurial or aneroid.
Barrage balloon
A small spherical captive balloon raised as a protection against aeroplanes.
Basket
The car suspended beneath a spherical or observation balloon for passengers, ballast, instruments, etc.
Batons
Light pieces of wood used for stiffening the nose or other parts of dirigible or captive balloons.
Bay
The space enclosed by two struts and their upper and lower adjoining surfaces
Belt
The safety strap which secures the pilot to his seat
Bessoneau
A tent for storing aeroplanes which can be erected and dismantled in a few days
Bias
Cloth or fabric, cut obliquely from the direction of the threads.
 
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