flying wing


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flying wing

An airplane that almost entirely consists of a wing. The engines and useful payload are carried inside the wing.
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A UAV with W-shaped flying wing configurations with zero sweep and torsion angle was adopted for analysis, as shown in Fig.
During his illustrious career, he has commanded a Flying Wing and an Operational Air Base.
Its flying wing comprises experienced aviators, such as Capt Athar Ansari and ground instructor Mohammad Qaiser Ansari.
The idea was to remove the fuselage, essentially have a flying wing, and put a rotor on each corner, each falling outside the boundaries of the airframe.
He has commanded a Flying Squadron and a Flying Wing. He has also served as Deputy Director Air Intelligence, Director Infrastructure and Director Training (Officers) at Air Headquarters.
Dunne (now chiefly remembered as the author of the book An Experiment With Time) built the first in a series of tail-less biplanes, in effect the first flying wing. Dunne's D-8, a biplane with a 32-degree sweep and a pusher motor behind a very short nacelle, first flew in June 1912: one example was purchased by the Canadian government, their first ever military aeroplane, one by the U.S.
The flying wing N Yves Rossy keeps breaking records and defying expectations with his 8-foot-diameter, carbon composite flying wing.
While projecting a lift surface type flying wing an important aspect would be maneuverability and stability which is directly influences by geometrical characteristics used in the designing phase.
They had started the evening with renewed optimism, with Wales lock Bradley Davies returning from injury and flying wing Alex Cuthbert having just signed a three-year contract extension.
LLANELLI 42 SWANSEA 22 By RICHARD THOMAS FLYING wing Bowdy Davies scored two tries as Llanelli kept up their hunt for a play-off place with a bonus point victory over arch-rivals Swansea.
They pioneered the idea of the flying wing. The flying wing was further developed by Northrop at the end of World War II and became the basis for the B-2 stealth bomber.
WATERLOO took another step towards National Three North security after scraping a 14-13 win at Billingham but it needed a 50 metre try from flying wing James O'Brien to keep their hopes alive.