The aircraft has a tail-less compound delta-wing
configuration, which provides for high maneuverability.
For 40 years, Dassault Aviation has been a partner of the UAE, whose air forces have acquired the Mirage 5, Mirage 2000 and, today, the Mirage 2000-9, the most advanced version of the delta-wing
multi-role combat aircraft.
With vacant eyes, delta-wing
collars and Keith Chegwin haircuts - they grin like the drummer off the Banana Splits.
Synopsis: Developed for the Air Force in the early 1950s as a next-generation interceptor following Convair's pioneering delta-wing
F-102, the F-106 excelled in every aspect of the Air Defense Command mission.
Located around the back of the airport, about 20 minutes' drive from the centre of town, Hangar 3 is home to the recently restored then retired Vulcan XH558--the iconic delta-wing
jet aircraft that served as the UK's airborne nuclear "peacekeeper" in the Cold War.
Following the Meteor, the next design to carry the Gloster name was the Javelin, a twin-engine, delta-wing
Rafale is a delta-wing
, multi-role jet fighter designed to conduct air-to-air combat, reconnaissance flights and nuclear bombing missions.
I suspect before the month is out I might find the makings of a delta-wing
Gloucester Javelin jet or an old Fifties Mig 15
Images posted online showed a sleek grey delta-wing
aircraft apparently powered by a jet engine and resembling an American combat drone.
Local media reported the tailless delta-wing
drone named Lijian, or "Sharp Sword" had successfully completed a 20-minute trial flight.
Launched from an expendable rocket, this delta-wing
vehicle would use hypersonic lift to bounce off the atmosphere to lose speed before re-entry and its glide to a landing.
Airplanes with canards and delta-wing
designs may lack a horizontal tail but use other means to impose the necessary balance.