droop snoot


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droop snoot

A nose designed to hinge down for low-speed flights and during takeoffs and landings to provide improved forward visibility, as in the Concord supersonic transport aircraft. Also called a droop nose
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Forgive me if I slip in a reference to Concorde - and its distinctive droop snoot.