aerodynamic chord

aerodynamic chord

[‚e·ro·dī′nam·ik ′kȯrd]
(aerospace engineering)
A straight line intersecting or touching an airfoil profile at two points; specifically, that part of such a line between two points of intersection.
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With the airplane leveled as per installation instructions, the installer can calibrate the adjustable leading-edge transducer to optimum placement in relation to the wing mean aerodynamic chord.