slender delta

slender delta
An airplane with an ogival delta planform with a very low aspect ratio, such as is used on Bae-Aerospatiale Concorde supersonic transport aircraft. It provides very low drag at supersonic speeds because of its low aspect ratio and has great structural strength and plenty of stowage space.

Aviation dictionary. 2014.

Игры ⚽ Поможем написать курсовую

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Slender-billed Curlew — Illustration from ca 1830 Conservation status …   Wikipedia

  • Delta Burke — Burke at the 1990 Emmy Awards Born Delta Ramona Leah Burke July 30, 1956 (1956 07 30) (age 55) Orlando, Florida, U.S …   Wikipedia

  • Delta smelt — Delta smelt, Hypomesus transpacificus Conservation status …   Wikipedia

  • Slender-billed Gull — Saloum Delta, Senegal Conservation status …   Wikipedia

  • Dirac delta function — Schematic representation of the Dirac delta function by a line surmounted by an arrow. The height of the arrow is usually used to specify the value of any multiplicative constant, which will give the area under the function. The other convention… …   Wikipedia

  • DePauw University Delta Zeta controversy — The DePauw University Delta Zeta controversy occurred at the end of 2006 when the Delta Zeta national leadership was criticized after the New York Times published an article accusing the sorority of deactivating certain members of the Delta… …   Wikipedia

  • DePauw University Delta Zeta discrimination controversy — The Delta Zeta house on the DePauw University campus The DePauw University Delta Zeta discrimination controversy occurred at the end of 2006 when the Delta Zeta national leadership was criticized after the New York Times published an article… …   Wikipedia

  • Concorde — For other uses, see Concorde (disambiguation). Concorde Role Supersonic airliner …   Wikipedia

  • Handley Page HP.115 — infobox Aircraft name=HP.115 type=research aircraft manufacturer=Handley Page caption=HP.115 during trials designer= first flight=17 August 1961 introduced= retired=1974 status= primary user=Royal Aircraft Establishment more users= produced=… …   Wikipedia

  • Bristol 223 — The Bristol Aeroplane Company Type 223 was an early design for a supersonic transport. In the late 1950s and early 1960s the company studied a number of models as part of a large British inter company effort funded by the government. These models …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”