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Where is aft on a plane?

It may also describe the back/tail location or region within an aircraft cabin. Example: "Aft lavatory." The difference of aft and stern is that aft is the inside rearmost part of the vessel, while stern refers to the outside rearmost part of the vessel.

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Just so, which way is aft?

Forward: Forward on a ship means toward the direction of the bow. Aft: Aft on a ship means toward the direction of the stern. Port: Port refers to the left side of the ship, when facing forward.

Secondly, what is the rear of the ship called? The front of a boat is called the bow, while the rear of a boat is called the stern. When looking towards the bow, the left-hand side of the boat is the port side.

People also ask, what does aft mean on a plane?

Aft, in naval terminology, is an adjective or adverb meaning, towards the stern (rear) of the ship, when the frame of reference is within the ship, headed at the fore. Example: "Able Seaman Smith; lay aft!".

What is the difference between aft and forward?

Forward vs. Aft: Bottom Line. If seasickness is a worry, beware: The movement in aft cabins is less drastic than in forward cabins, but they do move. If you don't like motion at all -- and especially if your itinerary is prone to rough seas -- ditch the ends of the ship altogether for something located midship.

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