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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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But it is a mere pigeon compared to an astonishing extinct bird called Pelagornis sandersi, identified by scientists on Monday from fossils unearthed in South Carolina, that lived 25 to 28 million years ago and boasted the largest-known avian wingspan in history, about 20 to 24 feet (6.
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.
2) The working condition may be improved because the wingspan of bending forward (model 3 and model 4) can improve the stall character because of reducing of airflow velocity.
Emma Butt gets up close and personal with a silver morphos butterfly which will have a seven inch wingspan when it is fully grown.
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.
Verticalnet is excited to be working with our partner WingSpan to meet the needs of our joint customer DeCrane Aircraft," states Nathanael V.