wing panel

wing panel

[′wiŋ ‚pan·əl]
(aerospace engineering)
That portion of a multipiece wing section that usually lies between the front and rear spars; it may be designed to include either the leading edge or the trailing edge as an integral part, but never both, and excludes control surfaces.
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Custom-engineered for an aerospace application, eight Three-Axis Mast Lifts allow technicians to be ergonomically positioned during the upper wing panel sealing process.
"Three punctures but everything is okay," said Rajhi, despite losing the rear-left wing panel of his Hilux after damage sustained by one of the flat tyres.
Now we need to finish." "Three punctures but everything is okay," said al-Rajhi, despite losing the rear-left wing panel of his Hilux after damage sustained by one of the flat tyres.
Caption: Petty Officer David Lupercio, an aviation structural mechanic, removes sealant from a EA-18 Growler wing panel. Lupercio is a Naval Reserve Sailor supporting FRCNW as part of his two weeks of annual training to increase aviation readiness.
The podded J47 engines included a pair nestled near the fuselage and a third, single engine, toward the outer wing panel. The twin engine pod contained outrigger landing gear to steady the jet.
The BLADE project involves 21 European partners with 500 contributors, including GKN Aerospace: designer of the starboard laminar flow wing panel, and Saab: designer of the port wing segment.
The company leverages proprietary shopper data for actionable insights and has helped chains successfully merchandise the category with a wing panel display that acts as an extension of the shelf.
(NYSE MKT: CVU) has been selected by Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) to supply structural components and kits for the Outer Wing Panel (OWP) on the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) aircraft that will be manufactured for Japan, the company said.
Dan Jangblad, head of Saab's industrial products and services unit, said: "Our expertise in aerodynamics and carbon-fibre composites has been crucial in the development of the wing panel. Effort has gone into improving the wing's aerodynamic properties, in order to maintain the laminar flow and ensure less drag and reduced fuel consumption.
This relates to wing panel work done for the Airbus A320 and dates back to a decision in 2012 to move some production work to Korea."
Inside the factory, a 60-ton, blue machine, looking something like a futuristic car wash, glides silently on hidden rails over a wing panel held in a jig.
At an American Theater Wing panel discussion in April 2006, he talked about touring Hong Kong and New Zealand with History Boys, when some of the best lines didn't get the anticipatory laughs.