fixed-wing


fixed-wing
adj.
Fixed-wing is used with these nouns: ↑aircraft

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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  • fixed-wing — ☆ fixed wing [fikst′wiŋ΄ ] adj. designating an aircraft having its wings fastened to the fuselage, as distinguished from a helicopter …   English World dictionary

  • fixed-wing — /fikst wing /, adj. of or pertaining to aircraft that derive lift from the motion of air over aerodynamically designed surfaces that are rigidly and permanently attached to the fuselage. * * * adj. [attrib.] denoting aircraft of the conventional… …   Useful english dictionary

  • fixed-wing — /fikst wing /, adj. of or pertaining to aircraft that derive lift from the motion of air over aerodynamically designed surfaces that are rigidly and permanently attached to the fuselage. * * * …   Universalium

  • fixed-wing — adjective denoting aircraft of the conventional type as opposed to those with rotating wings, such as helicopters …   English new terms dictionary

  • fixed-wing aircraft — noun An aircraft in which the wings are attached to the fuselage, as opposed to eg a helicopter with rotating ‘wings or propellers • • • Main Entry: ↑fix * * * fixed wing aircraft «FIHKST WIHNG», an aircraft with wings attached to the fuselage,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • fixed-wing aircraft — aeroplane aer *o*plane aeroplane a [ e]r*o*plane , n. [a[ e]ro + plane.] (A[ e]ronautics) 1. A light rigid plane used in a[ e]rial navigation to oppose sudden upward or downward movement in the air, as in gliding machines; specif., such a plane… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fixed-wing aircraft — /fɪkst ˌwɪŋ ˈɛəkraft/ (say fikst .wing airkrahft) noun any aircraft which gains lift by means of fixed aerofoils …   Australian English dictionary

  • fixed-wing aircraft — An airplane or glider whose wing is rigidly attached to the structure, or is otherwise adjustable. The term is used to refer to monoplanes, biplanes, triplanes, and, in fact, all conventional aircraft that are neither balloons, airships,… …   Aviation dictionary

  • Fixed-wing aircraft — It is worth noting that the air industry s insurers base their calculations on the number of deaths per journey statistic while the industry itself generally uses the number of deaths per kilometre statistic in press releases. [… …   Wikipedia

  • Westland Widgeon (fixed wing) — For the 1950s helicopter , see Westland Widgeon (helicopter) The Westland Widgeon was a British light aircraft of the 1920s. A single engined parasol monoplane, the Widgeon was built in small numbers before Westland abandoned production in… …   Wikipedia


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