boattail


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boattail

[′bōt‚tāl]
(aerospace engineering)
Of an elongated body such as a rocket, the rear portion having decreasing cross-sectional area.
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The E-Tip has a boattail design for a more efficient flight profile.
65mm) diameter, 182-grain boattail spitzer bullet traveling at approximately 2600 fps.
Bio-mechanically Ergonomic Slim Throat) Grip Panels that are contoured to better fit your hand and help reduce hand torque; Boattail Tapered Limbs; Cam-Lock[TM] Cable Guard; and an 81/4-inch brace height.
The one-and-only 1918 Le Bestioni (Lot #813), a gargantuan boattail speedster, will roar across the block in Las Vegas.
65mm Tipo SS--was loaded with a 187-grain boattail spitzer bullet moving at 2375 fps.
At the same overall length the full-diameter of the bullet, just ahead of the boattail, is even with the bottom of the case neck.
Hornady's 150-grain GMXs and Black Hills' 168-grain boattail hollowpoints both bored groups in the 1 1/2-MOA neighborhood.
Using advanced fiber placement manufacturing and automated inspection techniques, ATK produced three components for the ULA Atlas V vehicle, including the 10-foot diameter composite heat shield that provides essential protection to the first stage engine, the Centaur Interstage Adapter (CISA) that houses the second stage engine, and the boattail that adapts from the core vehicle to the five-meter diameter fairing.
Kruse International Auction: Arizona State Fairgrounds January 24-27 (1928 Model A Boattail Speedster, winner of the 2007 Great Race at booth.
While the Lake City 173-grain slug was a boattail FMJ, the new Sierra projectile was a boattail hollow-point, or more correctly an Open Tip Match (OTM).
However, it is topped with a pointy polymer tip and has a sleek ogive and a boattail to increase the ballistic coefficient and flatten trajectory Tips vary in color depending on the caliber.
Their standard WWII loading--Mk VII Ball--featured a 175-grain spitzer boattail at a nominal 2,400 fps.