droop nose

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droop nose

n.
An aircraft nose section that can be inclined downward to increase runway visibility on takeoff and landing. Also called droop snoot.
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Improvements to the CH-46A included the addition of armor and guns, while the higher powered T-58-GE-10 engines and new "droop snoot" cambered rotor blades provided increased power and lift.
With its droop snoot and big wings it looks like a single-seater racing car ...
Concorde might not be a timely icon for comparison - with its droop snoot and exhaust pipes poking out the back of its trim tail - but we'll make it anyway.