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powered glider [1 record]

Record 1 2015-04-27

English

Subject field(s)
  • Types of Aircraft
DEF

A glider equipped with a power plant for optional powered flight.

OBS

On some power gliders, especially of military type, the power plant may serve only to flatten the gliding angle with the craft under maximum load.

OBS

powered glider: term standardized by ISO and the Glossary for Pilots and Air Traffic Services Personnel Committee.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Types d'aéronefs
DEF

Planeur muni d'un petit moteur auxiliaire destiné à son décollage ou à des évolutions limitées, en l'absence de courants atmosphériques satisfaisants.

OBS

motoplaneur : terme normalisé par l'ISO.

OBS

planeur propulsé : terme normalisé par le Comité sur le Glossaire à l'intention des pilotes et du personnel des services de la circulation aérienne.

Spanish

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

Planeador provisto de un motorcito auxiliar que sirve para el despegue y como paliativo cuando faltan corrientes y ascendencias propicias para el vuelo sin motor.

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