wingtips


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wingtips

A type of shoe made with a cap that extends from the toe back along the sides.
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It's a fixed-wing airplane with rotors on the wingtips that can be positioned like helicopter blades to takeoff and land, yet rotate around to become propellers in flight.
The only place I know where 20 feet between wingtips is considered a safe distance is a Blue Angels show," the official said, referring to the Navy's flying aerobatic team.
Other new features include raked wingtips, redesigned main landing gear, and additional structural strengthening.
No passengers were onboard either of the large jets, but the wingtips of both aircraft were damaged and two long-haul flights to Australia were cancelled, the airline and airport said.
I'M really looking forward to riding WINGTIPS on his chasing debut in the Irish Stallion Farms Beginners Chase in Navan tomorrow.
The enhancements to the wingtips are claimed to save fuel, increase performance, lower carbon emissions and improve payload by up to 450kg.
Watched by over 10,000 employees and spectators, the sleek jet with curled wingtips took off from Airbus's Toulouse plant under cloudy skies, with a crew of six wearing parachutes and orange jumpsuits and with tonnes of test equipment on board.
Although the back and wingtips of adult gulls often show slight bluish or brownish tones, respectively, the shades can still be approximated with a neutral gray scale.
1977 Piper Seneca mounted between steel posts from its wingtips became a sculpture called "How I Roll" in New York's Central Park .
5% fuel-burn improvement Airbus claims for the A320 equipped with new "Sharklet" wingtips.
It's a mind-boggling order backlog now which guarantees jobs for decades in the huge Airbus factory in Flintshire, where all the wings including the new wingtips, will be made.
He was sure he had felt a bump as our wingtips passed.