wing chord

wing chord

An imaginary line connecting the leading edge to the trailing edge of the wing airfoil section. See chord.
References in periodicals archive ?
Standard measures were taken on all captured birds including mass, wing chord, and exposed culmen.
An airplane's forward and aft CG limits may be represented by their position relative to and as a percentage of the wing chord (the imaginary line from the leading edge to trailing edge of airfoil, also known as the mean aerodynamic chord).
While there is some flexibility in mounting location--perhaps positioning the sensor so it can be accessed from an existing inspection port in the wing--its accuracy is dependant on it being mounted at 1 percent total wing chord.
What are the actual cooling temperatures governing heat transfer, in the presence of variable frictional heating along the wing chord of a 777 at Mach 0.
Wing chord and head length measurements from September 3, 2009, were used to calculate BCI for all weights.
It also had the length of its wings measured, recorded as wing chord length, or the distance between the bird's wrist to the tip of the longest primary feather.
The parameters for the experimental aeroservoelastic model are: wing chord (C=2b=0.
The modification "relocates the aft segments of the trailing edge flaps aft and below their standard locations when the flaps are retracted [resulting] in increased wing area, increased airfoil camber and a lengthened wing chord.
Measures of mass, tarsus length, wing chord (unflattened), and active-phase body temperature ([T.
Initiation of laying and clutch size were not correlated with either pre-incubation body weight or wing chord of females.