skin antenna

skin antenna

[′skin an‚ten·ə]
(electromagnetism)
Flush-mounted aircraft antenna made by using insulating material to isolate a portion of the metal skin of the aircraft.

skin antenna

An antenna on the surface of the aircraft skin. A part of the skin is used as an antenna conductor. This is done by isolating a part of the skin with an insulating material and using it as a conductor. Skin antenna is a type of flush antenna.