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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Thanks to folding wingtips and a pair of GE9X jet engines from General Electric, the largest ever created, the massive 777X made four-engine jets obsolete virtually overnight.
Anyone who has made a paper airplane knows that folding the wingtips upward makes your plane look better and fly farther, though the reasons for the latter might be a mystery.
A turbine was mounted to a pod assembly on the Piper plane's wingtips. The aircraft was flown first without the turbines and then with them; the results were measured in terms of drag and power.
The company said that the winglets, developed by Aviation Partners Boeing, a Seattle-based joint venture of Aviation Partners Inc and the Boeing Company, are eight-foot vertical extensions of the aircraft's wingtips that have proven to significantly reduce fuel consumption, improve payload/range capability, lower aircraft noise and emissions, and dramatically improve take-off performance from difficult airports.
Passengers on US domestic and international flights are used to seeing F-16 fighters on their wingtips.
Wingtips, fifth over the final flight, finished with a flourish to finish a close third behind the Andrew Leigh-ridden Blacklough.
Remote electronic units to be produced will direct the aircraft's flight control system, together with ailerons, rudders, stabilizers, and wingtips. They interface with the Integrated Flight Control Electronics, which BAE Systems was chosen to provide last summer.
Lynch picked up a two-day ban for his troubles, too, after the stewards looked into into three instances of possible interference from the home turn to the finish affecting the runner-up and third home Wingtips.
The new aircraft features a photograph of Denver-born polar bear cubs on each side of its tail and on its wingtips.
The airline s fleet will be equipped with scimitar-shaped wingtips planned by Seattle s Aviation Partners.
LAST DAY IRISH ENTRIES 1.30: JCB Triumph Hurdle Darroun, Dysios, Hisaabaat, His Excellency, Shadow Catcher, Ut De Sivola, Wingtips 2.05: Vincent O'Brien County Handicap Hurdle Moon Dice, Sailors Warn, The Bull Hayes, Dirar, Alderwood, Plan A, Redera, Citizenship 2.40: Albert Bartlett Novices Hurdle Boston Bob, Ipsos Du Berlais, Mount Benbulben, Sea Of Thunder, The Bosses Cousin 3.20: Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup China Rock, Quel Esprit, The Midnight Club.
Wingtips Tony Martin 5th in 2m 4yo maiden hurdle at Leopardstown on January 28 Wingtips was possibly the eyecatcher of the week and it would be surprising and disappointing if he didn't go on to much better things.