channel wing

channel wing

[′chan·əl ‚wiŋ]
(aerospace engineering)
A wing that is trough-shaped so as to surround partially a propeller to get increased lift at low speeds from the slipstream.

channel wing

channel wing
A form of wing that takes the shape of a channel or trough, partially surrounding a propeller, and thereby developing high lift at low speeds from the suction of slipstream.
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Palmisano, elected to the IT Channel Wing of the IT Hall of Fame, is recognized for his legacy as CEO of IBM from 2002 through 2011.
He has been in the Guinness Book of World Records seven times including once for being the oldest person to do a loop the loop while wing walking and for being the oldest person to cross the channel wing walking.
Inducted into the IT Channel Wing of the IT Hall of Fame were the CompTIA A+ Originators, the group that guided the development of CompTIA A+ certification in 1993.
Faletra was elected to the IT Channel Wing of the Hall of Fame.
Building on the legacy of an earlier hall of fame established by the respected industry publication CRN, the new IT Hall of Fame consists of two wings: the IT Channel Wing for individuals who have made outstanding contributions or provided outstanding service to the IT channel; and the IT Innovators Wing, recognizing individuals responsible for outstanding technology innovations.