cranked wing

cranked wing

cranked wing
A wing with an acute anhedral inboard and an acute dihedral outboard. The sudden transition from anhedral to dihedral takes place at the wing midspan.
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THE Junkers JU87 or Stuka - short for Sturzkampfflugzeug, the German word for dive-bomber - was a twoseater aircraft easily recognised from its cranked wing shape, fixed undercarriage and fearsome wailing produced by sirens in the wings.