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AFT FUSELAGE [1 record]

Record 1 2016-02-25


Subject field(s)
  • Aircraft Airframe

Excessive drag was pointed out in a 1976 NASA report on flight-tests of the YF-17, and some profiling changes, notably in the aft fuselage, have been made in the F-18 by McDonnell Douglas.


aft fuselage; rear fuselage: Terms standardized by ISO.


  • Cellule d'aéronefs

Un rapport d'essais en vol du YF-17 établi par la NASA en 1976 avait du reste mis en évidence une traînée excessive, ce qui avait conduit McDonnell Douglas à apporter certaines retouches à la forme de la cellule, notamment dans la partie arrière du fuselage.


partie arrière du fuselage : terme normalisé par l'ISO.


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