folding wing


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folding wing

folding wing
A wing hinged so that it can be turned backward or upward, used especially on carrier aircraft to reduce the overall space needed for parking.
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No wonder her spells THEN had power; but NOW, when my course was widening, my prospect brightening; when my affections had found a rest; when my desires, folding wings, weary with long flight, had just alighted on the very lap of fruition, and nestled there warm, content, under the caress of a soft hand--why did hypochondria accost me now?
Liebherr-Aerospace has won this new contract in addition to the contracts for components of the 777X folding wing tip system as well as the power drive unit and the hydraulic motor for the leading edge actuation system, which it was entrusted with earlier this year.
euro]e Si model sits mid-range and boasts pretty good equipment with climate control, electric windows all round, powered folding wing mirrors, leather-bound multi-function steering wheel and a stereo with USB connectivity while stability control, six airbags and anti-whiplash head restraints help take care of safety.
R-Design Nav drivers get sat nav, predictably, an audio system with DAB radio and USB socket, Bluetooth, climate control, electric windows all round and power folding wing mirrors while there is also a long list of options and upgrade packages that match anything the German opposition can offer.
It features 255/65 R17 alloys, front fog lamps, chromed folding wing mirrors with LED indicators, side steps, reverse sensors, roof rails and bed-liner and interiors with auto air-con, variable intermittent wipers, a rear demister and speed-sensing auto door locks.
The interior is pretty classy, especially in FR trim with sports seats, front armrest and leather multi-function steering wheel while generous kit levels include a touch-screen entertainment system with Bluetooth connectivity, USB and aux-in ports and an SD card slot; electric windows; dual zone climate control; cruise control and electric folding wing mirrors.
Touchscreen sat-nav, reversing camera with parking guidance, 16in alloys, dual-zone climate control, electric heated and folding wing mirrors, stereo with music player connection, two power points, six airbags, stability control and headlights with follow-mehome function are included.
Top-end creature comforts which come with this spec also include Citroen's MyWay colour satnav system, rear parking sensors, automatic headlights and wipers, electric heated and folding wing mirrors and a front centre armrest.
The control panel includes aircon, electric windows all round, electric heated and folding wing mirrors, multi-function steering wheel, trip computer, Bluetooth with voice activation and USB and aux-in sockets as well as a cable for full iPod connectivity and control.
It has a folding wing for close parking and reducing ground space, which is an important feature considering the fact that it would deployed on the air craft carrier INS Vikramaditya (formerly Admiral Gorshkov) once it arrives in the later half of 2012 or early 2013.
My favourite thing has to be the folding wing mirrors which tuck into the body of the car the minute you lock it - a big plus when you squeeze into a tight parking space.
R-Design Nav drivers get satnav, predictably, an audio system with DAB radio and USB socket, Bluetooth, climate control, electric windows all round and power folding wing mirrors while there is also a long list of options and upgrade packages that match anything the German opposition can offer.