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canard

an aircraft in which the tailplane is mounted in front of the wing

canard

[kə′närd]
(aerospace engineering)
An aerodynamic vehicle in which horizontal surfaces used for trim and control are forward of the wing or main lifting surface.
The horizontal trim and control surfaces in such an arrangement.

canard

canard
A horizontal stabilizing and control surface or fore-plane located forward of the wing. It can act as a trimmer or like a conventional tailplane. A canard may be fixed, movable, or have a variable geometry.
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Tang, "Flight stability of a dual-spin projectile with canards," Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part G: Journal of Aerospace Engineering, vol.
[2] proved the existence of canard solutions, and optimized the canard curve based on a new asymptotic lemma.
"Such a maximal canard defines a family of canards nearby which are exponentially close to the maximal canard, i.e., a family of solutions of (1) that follow an attracting branch [M.sub.a,[epsilon]] of the slow manifold and then follow, rather surprisingly, a repelling/saddle branch [M.sub.r,[epsilon]] of the slow manifold for a considerable amount of slow time.
Trata-se, efetivamente, de um fenomeno midiatico: se, entre 1529 e 1550, temos apenas 18 titulos de canards sobreviventes (descontadas as eventuais copias do mesmo titulo), passamos a 39 entradas entre 1550 e 1575; a 110 entradas entre 1575 e 1600; e a 323 entradas entre 1600 e 1631.
They are weight and resultant body and canards aerodynamic forces.
Singhvi said the canard was spread simply to give the issue a public interest flavour since otherwise the contents of the CD, "assuming them to be true, (which they certainly are not), would disclose only something private and consensual giving a cause of action only to aggrieved family members (who have stood completely by me) and to no one else".
The early chapters (of part I) chronicle the durability of the canards' form: their production and circulation, from their authors, illustrators, publishers, printers and street vendors, to its brushes with censorship and the law.
On the one hand, I am one of those who will eagerly (albeit grudgingly) await the publication of Hammer's book, for the simple reason that I believe the canards it may try to perpetuate by denying that what occurred in Namibia was genocide can be challenged!
During flight, the projectile "de-rolled" successfully, deployed canards, acquired GPS signals, calculated the navigation solution, and maneuvered itself to the target, which it then destroyed.
There John Klier, a historian at London's University College, describes the charges of anti-Semitism as "misguided." Then he writes that in his account of the pogroms of the early 20th century, Solzhenitsyn is far more concerned with exonerating the good name of the Russian people than he is with the suffering of the Jews, and that on occasion he accepts the czarist government's canards blaming the pogroms on provocations by the Jews themselves.
The survey was done by the New York Daily News, which concluded that the books "contain passages that are blatantly anti-Semitic, condemning Jews as a people, repeating old canards about the Jews wanting to kill Christ and faking their Holy Scriptures to mock God."