fixed-wing aircraft


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fixed-wing aircraft

[ˌfɪkstwɪŋˈɛəkrɑːft] Navión m de ala fija
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The NPAS project team said a fixed-wing aircraft could be based in the force area and costs would be "significantly lower" than a helicopter's.
This combination of rotor-wing and fixed-wing aircraft brings a wide range of capabilities to the table.
Frost & Sullivan said its recent Aerospace and Defense research finds that the global market for military fixed-wing aircraft earned revenues of USD 77.29bn in 2012 and estimates this to decrease to USD 65.67bn in 2017.
It is the only fixed-wing aircraft that has the capability to operate in even the most austere environments, such as during recent operations from sites within Afghanistan.
According to the company, its AAR-47 Missile Warning System is a combat-proven electronic warfare system designed to protect helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft from surface-to-air threats.
The company's AAR Airlift operating unit will continue to support the requirement using 15 fixed-wing aircraft from its fleet.
Thus, with a mix of rotary- and fixed-wing aircraft, the squadron departed San Diego, Calif., aboard Badoeng Strait on 14 July for the Korean theater of operations.