main plane

main plane

n
(Aeronautics)
a. one of the principal supporting surfaces of an aircraft, esp either of the wings
b. both wings considered together
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The scope available for change at the rear of the car is much more limited dimensionally, but the rear wings will become taller, wider and simpler, which makes more surface area available to generate downforce but also changes the ratio of the main plane and top flap, increasing the strength of DRS thanks to the consequent increase in drag.
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"We had one spare wing main plane. If we had broken one we would have been OK, but if we had broken two we would have been out.
Both airlines have placed record orders with the main plane makers.
Indonesian warship commander Yayan Sofyan told MetroTV Sunday that three of the bodies so far recovered had been found still strapped into their row of seats, detached from the main plane body.
AirAsia and Indonesia's Lion Air have placed record orders with the main plane makers.
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The overhaul would bring all military and space activities under one roof by splitting Airbus Military, which makes tankers and military transporters, away from the main plane making division and combining it with the space and defence units.
"I don't know how the main plane and flap stayed on but we dealt with it."
An attempt to release the gear by briefly hitting the surface of the runway with the main plane wheels was made at 10:25 a.m.
Mr Chisnall said the enthusiasm for outsourcing among the other main plane manufacturers was mixed, with US firm
Xi is due to visit Boeing's main plane factory in Washington state on Wednesday, as he looks to highlight the importance of China to US firms.