low wing

low wing

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An airplane wing attached at or near the bottom of the fuselage.
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It presented to the wide, paved area which preceded it and which was edged with shabby farm-buildings an immense facade of dark time-stained brick, flanked by two low wings, each of which terminated in a little Dutch-looking pavilion capped with a fantastic roof.
With its low wing loading a J-3 is big-time susceptible to wind gusts and shear.
Recently my friends and I were departing for a $200 hamburger from my local airport in my low wing Piper.
The Spitfire has a low wing loading and thin wings, great for turning, never flew the Spitfire, but the Tiffy was a great air to ground attack aircraft.
The aircraft's high engine-to-thrust ratio and low wing loading (the ratio of aircraft weight to its wing area) enabled the F-15 to turn tightly without losing airspeed.
The Hawk T2 is "a fully aerobatic, low wing, transonic, twoseat training aircraft with mission avionics that are representative of frontline aircraft." It is used to train pilots for Tornado GR4, Typhoon and Lighting II.
The Hawk T2 is "a fully aerobatic, low wing, transonic, two-seat training aircraft with mission avionics that are representative of front-line aircraft." It is used to train pilots for Tornado GR4, Typhoon and Lighting II.
The Embraer is a low wing T-tail aircraft powered by two rear mounted Rolls-Royce turbofans, with a speed of over 800 km/h and a cruising altitude of 37,000 ft.
This technologically improved, sleek, low wing aircraft is a signal of what is to come with the use of carbon fiber, deicing titanium leading edges for making flights into known icing conditions (Cirrus Known Ice Protection), and the ever efficient 315 horsepower Continental TSIO-550-K Turbocharged power-plant.
Its large wings give you a very low wing loading with a high degree of maneuverability through thrust vectoring.
The incident happened shortly after 12.40pm on Bank Holiday Monday when the pilot of a light aircraft, a "low wing single engine monoplane", strayed into controlled airspace without permission.