wing assembly

wing assembly

[′wiŋ ə‚sem·blē]
(aerospace engineering)
An aeronautical structure designed to maintain a guided missile in stable flight; it consists of all panels, sections, fastening devices, chords, spars, plumbing accessories, and electrical components necessary for a complete wing assembly.
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These counties include the 6,000 worker Airbus wing assembly plant and Wrexham and Deeside industrial estates.
On top of that, the new engines had to be mounted further apart from the outboard wing assembly, and that changed the plane's aerodynamics.
<B A new Airbus Beluga XL which is making its maiden flight to the UK comes in to land at Airbus Broughton wing assembly plant yesterday Christopher Furlong
The company employs 6,000 workers at the wing assembly plant at Broughton with thousands more in the supply chain.
MBDAs Diamond Back Wing Assembly a key component of Boeings Small Diameter Bomb- features a patented tandem wing design that improves SDBs manoeuverability and extends its range to over 60 nautical miles, increasing pilot safety and expanding operational reach.
Asked about the possibility of setting up a manufacturing facility in the Gulf, Muilenburg said: "Boeing has partnered with local entities such as AAI to manufacture major parts of the F-15SA including the forward fuselage, pylon and wing assembly." The recently formed SRSC will provide more opportunities for the joint-venture companies AAI and Saudia Aerospace Engineering Industries (SAEI) to work with engineering students, providing opportunity and experience, Muilenburg explained.
The tax incentive package said it would be terminated if "any final assembly or wing assembly ...
The automation cycle time of wing assembly can be shortened by the automated installation of single-sided temporary fasteners to provide temporary part clamping and doweling during panel drilling.
The aircraft carries parts to and from Airbus's site in Broughton, responsible for wing assembly of nearly all Airbus aircrafts.