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wingspan

, wingspread
the distance between the wing tips of an aircraft, bird, etc.

wingspan

The distance from one wing tip to the other. See span.
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BIG FLAP: The Marabou Stork's wingspan can reach 12ft.
Effective union of the up-bend structure and forward can improve wingspans performance significantly from the above analyses.
11 shows the path line of total pressure through all the wingspans when AOA equals 5[degrees].
12 presents velocity vectors flow over all wingspans when AOA equals 15[degrees].
1) The drag force can be suppressed obviously because the wingspan of bending forward (model 3 and model 4) can form airflow of S style.
Emma Butt gets up close and personal with a silver morphos butterfly which will have a seven inch wingspan when it is fully grown.
DeCrane decided to leverage the on-demand capabilities of the Verticalnet XE Supply Management Solution Suite and related services from WingSpan.
The comprehensive spend analysis capabilities, rapid implementation timeline, and strong experience of WingSpan and Verticalnet met the unique needs of a mid-market company like DeCrane.
According to Michael Hamel, President of WingSpan, "As a Verticalnet partner, and as experienced purchasing professionals familiar with the on-demand Verticalnet XE Solution Suite, WingSpan is able to combine our sourcing expertise with the right technology from Verticalnet to meet the sophisticated demands of customers such as DeCrane Aircraft.