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Difference between Flight deck and Flying deck

flight deck

1. the uppermost deck of an aircraft carrier serving as landing and takeoff area:

  • Brown successfully took off in about half the length of the flight deck.

2. the forward compartment in some airplanes used by the pilot, copilot and flight engineer:

  • Rebel snipers fired on one of the planes and hit it. One shot went through the flight deck.

flying deck

1. = flight deck 1:

  • The “Vindex” was the first ship to be fitted with a forward hangar and flying deck.

2. a deck on a ship supported at the side by railings:

  • A searchlight, which had been fitted up on the flying-deck of the steamer, had an extraordinary effect upon the natives.