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.
It is the first multi-engine fixed-wing aircraft to be operated by Bangladesh Army Aviation.
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 Mitch Pribble, director of the Tucson Air Branch, three hoist-capable UH-60L Black Hawk helicopters and two CE550 Citation fixed-wing aircraft, along with 21 pilots and nine support personnel, departed Tucson today to provide assistance.
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.
the required services are for (i) the transportation of passengers and cargo utilising rotary-wing aircraft with light and/or medium lift capability and (ii) the transportation of passengers only utilising medium type fixed-wing aircraft. alternatively, some air services may be required under stand-by basis or on-call modality.
The Army Fixed-Wing Flight Training program is responsible for providing all the training required for experienced Army rotary-wing aviators transitioning to fly the Army's fleet of more than 350 fixed-wing aircraft. The Army and CAE are also implementing a new initial-entry fixed-wing (IEFW) training program so that entry-level Army students can begin their career track to fixed-wing aircraft much sooner.
The dependable M250 engine family has totaled more than 215 Million flight hours with an active global fleet of 16,000 fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters.