flex-wing

flex-wing

n
(Aeronautics) aeronautics a collapsible fabric delta wing, as used with hang-gliders
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Team leader Capt Sinnott quali-fied as a microlight pilot in 2014, training in Flying for Freedom's modified flex-wing microlights.
John Deere's 15-foot and 20-foot Flex-Wing rotary cutters are used by farm operators, roadside maintenance companies and municipalities for turf and grass mowing, pasture clipping and clearing brush and stalks.
The UK AAIB also reports that pilots attempting to fly flex-wing microlight aircraft with wings contaminated by frost or rain have typically been unable to climb or have stalled on take-off, resulting in an accident or heavy landing.
The new Dettmers 16g seat is available in a wide range of sizes and has a generous options list including variable armrest geometry, lifter pans, adjustable lumbar, flex-wing headrest, recliner footrest with auto-retracting extension, provisions for stowable IFE monitor and PCUs and custom upholstery.
Flex-wing forehead support for easy adjustments and stability, eliminating the need for forehead pads