dart configuration[′därt kən‚fig·yə′rā·shən]
An aerodynamic configuration in which the control surfaces are at the tail of the vehicle.
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A configuration of an aerodynamic vehicle in which the control surfaces are at the tail of the vehicle. This is the reverse of the canard configuration. Laser-guided weapons are of a dart configuration. See also canard configuration. See laser-guided weapon.
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