slender delta

slender delta

slender delta
An airplane with an ogival delta planform with a very low aspect ratio, such as is used on Bae-Aerospatiale Concorde supersonic transport aircraft. It provides very low drag at supersonic speeds because of its low aspect ratio and has great structural strength and plenty of stowage space.
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