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wind cone

[′win ‚kōn]
(engineering)
A tapered fabric sleeve, shaped like a truncated cone and pivoted at its larger end on a standard, for the purpose of indicating wind direction; since the air enters the fixed end, the small end of the cone points away from the wind. Also known as wind sleeve; wind sock.

wind cone

wind cone
Wind cone.
A free-rotating fabric-truncated cone that when subjected to air movement indicates wind direction and wind force. On approach charts, the wind cone is shown as. Also called a cone, sock, or wind sock.
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3 Non-Precision Approach Basic instrument landing system, basic approach lighting system, glide slope indicator, airport beacon, runway edge lights, threshold lights, runway end identifier lights, wind cone (preferably lighted), lighted signing, lighted taxiway edge lights.
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Tenders are invited for Furnish and install provide new primary wind cone and support structure.
schedule iv - replace wind cone and segmented circle.
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