cantilever wing

cantilever wing

cantilever wing
Cantilever wing.
cantilever wing
Braced wing.
cantilever wing
Non-cantilever wing.
cantilever wing
Cantilever wing.
A wing that uses no external struts or bracing. All support is obtained from the wing itself. The wing spars are built in such a way that they carry all the torsion and bending loads.
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It comes with a much larger, more-comfortable cabin, a cantilever wing and a stabilator.
The struts were eliminated in 1967 in favor of a cantilever wing, which remained throughout production.
A one-piece cantilever wing tapers out toward the tips allowing for greater stability and speed than the old deHaviland Beaver.
The esthetic value is derived from the smooth surfaces of continuous flat planes and the cantilever wings at the top of the box section, which provide openness underneath and pleasing shadow effects.