scimitar wing

scimitar wing

scimitar wing
Scimitar wing's planform.
A wing shape that has no sweep at the root but is swept at the tips. It is shaped like a scimitar.
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Since launching the split scimitar wing program early last year, APB has taken orders and options for 1,657 systems.
These familiar, long tailed, 'bluebirds' on scimitar wings, speeding, dipping, diving and hurtling through the air like aerial Usain Bolts are indeed the essence of our summer!
The old man lights up his one cigarette of the day, watching swifts flicker out from under the eaves on scimitar wings. They're feeding on invisible insect swarms and he hears their young chittering with hunger.