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FIXED-WING AIRCRAFT [1 record]

Record 1 2014-04-23

English

Subject field(s)
  • Types of Aircraft
DEF

A powered, heavier-than-air aircraft that has fixed wings from which it derives most of its lift.

OBS

Aircraft can be classified as fixed wing, rotary wing, flex wing or airship. There are more fixed wing aircraft than any other type of aircraft. Fixed wing aircraft are sometimes called rigid wing aircraft because of the stiffness of the wings [as opposed to] flex wing aircraft.

OBS

fixed-wing aircraft: term officially approved by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).

Key term(s)
  • fixed winged aircraft

French

Domaine(s)
  • Types d'aéronefs
CONT

Les unités de la Luftwaffe sont dotées à l'heure actuelle d'aéronefs à voilure fixe Do 28 [...]

OBS

aéronef à voilure fixe : terme uniformisé par l'Organisation de l'aviation civile internationale (OACI).

OBS

aéronef à voilure fixe : terme uniformisé par le Comité d'uniformisation de la terminologie aéronautique (CUTA) - Maintenance.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Tipos de aeronaves
OBS

aeronave de alas fijas : término aceptado oficialmente por la Organización de Aviación Civil Internacional (OACI).

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