air vane

air vane

[′er ‚vān]
(aerospace engineering)
A vane that acts in the air, as contrasted to a jet vane which acts within a jetstream.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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