wing assembly

wing assembly

[′wiŋ ə‚sem·blē]
(aerospace engineering)
An aeronautical structure designed to maintain a guided missile in stable flight; it consists of all panels, sections, fastening devices, chords, spars, plumbing accessories, and electrical components necessary for a complete wing assembly.
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Deliveries by KUKA of the G500 wing assembly fixtures have been completed, and work continues on the G600 wing fixture box and other tooling.
Limited Tenders are invited for Folded Wing Assembly
In August 2009, Renton began assembling wings on a horizontal -- rather than vertical -- wing assembly line.
This led to 200 Airbus staff being redeployed at the wing assembly plant in Broughton and also impacted on contractors.
Meanwhile, automated wing assembly is well advanced at the Martignas plant, near Merignac, and work on equipping the first wing has begun.
MHI is planning to use its Oye and Tobishima plants for fuselage and wing assembly, and its Matsusaka Plant for tail assembly.
In particular, the sculpted front wing assembly and the rear aerodynamic packaging take their cues from the RB9 race car.
The deal, which provides AirAsia with an additional 64 A320NEO and 36 A320CEO aircraft, was formally unveiled at Airbus's wing assembly plant in Broughton, Wales, in the presence of British Prime Minister David Cameron.
Delivery and installation of the aft fuselage from Hamburg, Germany will take place in the coming weeks, followed by the wings delivered from AirbusO wing assembly site in Broughton, UK, Airbus said in a statement.
The wings were designed and built in Britain, which prides itself on state-of-the-art wing assembly.
Aircraft manufacturer Airbus on Friday announced that its composites manufacturing site in Illescas, Spain has delivered the first A350 XWB wing lower cover (WLC) to its wing assembly site in Broughton UK.
C-2A: Maintainers damaged a wing assembly during removal and replacement of a wing-fold actuator.