swept wing

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swept wing

[′swept ‚wiŋ]
(aerospace engineering)
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We adjusted our gross weight down to just above the lightest we could be and still keep our center of gravity on target with full-forward wing sweep and no flaps and slats.
Johnson, who resides in Aledo, Texas, made the first flight of the variable sweep wing F-111, plus the first wing sweep demonstration and the first F-111 supersonic mission.
Johnson, who resides in Aledo, Texas, made the first flight of the variable sweep wing F-111, including the first wing sweep demonstration and the first F-111 supersonic mission.