wing tanks

wing tanks
i. Fuel tanks located inside the wing.
ii. Integral wing tanks formed by sealing a part of the wing to the house fuel. See integral fuel tank.
iii. Wing-mounted drop tanks where an aircraft has drop tanks elsewhere. Normally referred to as wing drop tanks.
Wing drop tanks

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