fixed wing


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fixed wing

n.
An aircraft wing, as on an airplane, that is fixed in place rather than rotating as in a helicopter.

fixed′-wing′ adj.
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The companys fixed wing and rotary wing MRO at Bateen Airport already has capabilities for Embraer and Gulfstream Business Jets; the Pilatus PC-12, Airbus Helicopters, Leonardo Helicopters and Bell Helicopters.
Yuneec International, the world provider of electric aviation, entered two new categories with the unveiling of the all-new fixed wing Firebird FPV and all-new HD Racer for a more immersive flight, the company said.
Ideally suited for large-scale security and inspection missions, the fixed wing UAV can be operated in autonomous and semi-autonomous modes, including takeoff and landing.
Saab said it had signed a framework agreement with Airbus in June 2003, for the development and production of the mid and outer fixed wing leading edge of the A380 during the programme's life.
A fixed wing aircraft capable of spot landing on a perch would be an ideal solution capable of efficient cruising and versatile landing for longer surveillance missions.
While these aircraft are said to meet the Canadian Forces' fixed wing search and rescue (FWSAR) requirement, their role might more accurately be described as fixed wing search and assist.
Some photographic and video footage from the fixed wing has assisted in identifying some of those involved in the various public order incidents which occurred throughout the day.
At the height of operations, the various elements of the Department of Defense had more than 350 helicopters and over 70 fixed wing aircraft involved in Katrina relief efforts.
MTMCTEA 55-24, Vehicle Preparation Handbook for Fixed Wing Air Movements: Provides users with general information and the proper methods for the preparation of wheeled and tracked vehicles for transport in Air Force fixed-wing cargo aircraft.
The addition of the fixed wing program, by complementing our current rotor-wing program in this area, will enhance the availability of air medical services transports to patients throughout the Idaho, Montana, Wyoming and Utah region.
Tenders are invited for Wet Lease Of One Multi Engine (8-10 Seater) Fixed Wing Aircraft/Aeroplane
M2 EQUITYBITES-September 6, 2017-Atlas Dynamics Introduces Fixed Wing UAV with 5-Hour Flight Time

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