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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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Caption: Figure 5: Phase portrait, canard solution, and slow manifold of the Hodgkin-Huxley system (60a), (60b), (60c), and (60d) in the (V, h) phase plane.
Peticao de principio que se responde a si mesma, porem, em diversos niveis do proprio canard. O registro contabil pressupoe uma racionalidade (dirigindo e amplificando a credibilidade do canard) e uma demonstracao circunstancial da veracidade dos fatos.
where [r.sub.xi], [r.sub.yi], and [r.sub.zi] are the vector components from the projectile center of gravity to the computation point on the ith lifting canard resolved in the body frame.
Le Canard Enchaine is not alone in predicting an Israeli attack on Iran aft= er December.
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Although some references have considered the existence of two limit cycles for (1) 6, 7, 9], it is still interesting to discuss the existence of canard slow-fast cycle, since the canard slow-fast cycle consists of a part of the fast orbit and a part of the slow manifold and is the limit of a family of periodic orbits as the value of a positive parameter tends to zero.
Peterson's company offered everything from simply installing the canard on a stock Cessna 182 through locating and purchasing a good used airplane, doing the full Peterson 260SE conversion, refurbishing the interior and paint and installing a customer-selected avionics suite.
Swedish furniture giant Ikea allegedly paid private security firms to spy on "complaining" customers and "suspicious" employees at its stores in France, according to France's Canard Enchaine newspaper.
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".
According to local media reports, the partners said the need for a "new, efficient" plant in the region follows the 2007 closure of Maple Leaf Foods' poultry plant at nearby Canard.
It turns out, however, that Al-Hamadi's claim is based on a classic anti-Semitic canard called The Franklin "Prophecy," a falsified document debunked many decades ago.
The pilot was performing stall maneuvers to determine if the airplane's canard met specifications.