30 relations: Air brake (aeronautics), Aircraft canopy, Aluminium, Cantilever, Croatia, Dihedral (aeronautics), Elevator (aeronautics), Elliotts of Newbury, EoN Olympia, Flight International, Glass fiber, Landing gear, Monowheel, Museum of Berkshire Aviation, Museum of Science and Industry (Manchester), New Zealand, RAE Bedford, RAF Odiham, RAF Tibenham, Royal Air Force Gliding & Soaring Association, Rudder, Slingsby Aviation, South Africa, South Cerney, Stabilator, Tailplane, Trim tab, Truss bridge, United Kingdom, World Gliding Championships.
In aeronautics, air brakes or speedbrakes are a type of flight control surfaces used on an aircraft to increase drag or increase the angle of approach during landing.
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An aircraft canopy is the transparent enclosure over the cockpit of some types of aircraft.
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Aluminium (or aluminum; see) is a chemical element in the boron group with symbol Al and atomic number 13.
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A cantilever is a rigid structural element, such as a beam or a plate, anchored at only one end to a (usually vertical) support from which it is protruding.
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Croatia (Hrvatska), officially the Republic of Croatia (Republika Hrvatska), is a sovereign state at the crossroads of Central Europe, Southeast Europe, and the Mediterranean.
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Dihedral angle is the upward angle from horizontal of the wings or tailplane of a fixed-wing aircraft.
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Elevators are flight control surfaces, usually at the rear of an aircraft, which control the aircraft's pitch, and therefore the angle of attack and the lift of the wing.
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Elliotts of Newbury was a British company that became well known for manufacturing gliders.
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The Eon Olympia was a glider produced from 1947 by Elliotts of Newbury.
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Flight International (or Flight) is a global aerospace weekly publication produced in the UK.
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Glass fiber (or glass fibre) is a material consisting of numerous extremely fine fibers of glass.
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Landing gear is the undercarriage of an aircraft or spacecraft, and is used in both takeoff and landing.
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A monowheel is a one-wheeled single-track vehicle similar to a unicycle.
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The Museum of Berkshire Aviation is a small aviation museum in Woodley, a suburb of Reading in Berkshire, England.
The Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI) in Manchester, England, is a large museum devoted to the development of science, technology and industry with emphasis on the city's achievements in these fields.
New Zealand (Aotearoa) is an island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean.
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RAE Bedford was a research site of the Royal Aircraft Establishment between 1946 and 1994.
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Royal Air Force Odiham or more simply RAF Odiham is a Royal Air Force station situated a little to the south of the historic village of Odiham in Hampshire, England.
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Royal Air Force Station Tibenham or more simply RAF Tibenham is a former Royal Air Force station located southwest of Norwich and north of Diss, Norfolk, England.
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The Royal Air Force Gliding & Soaring Association is a British organisation which provides recreational flying in gliders to RAF personnel.
A rudder is a primary control surface used to steer a ship, boat, submarine, hovercraft, aircraft, or other conveyance that moves through a fluid medium (generally air or water).
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Slingsby Aviation is a British aircraft company based in Kirkbymoorside, North Yorkshire, England.
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South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa, is the southernmost country in Africa.
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South Cerney is a village and civil parish in the Cotswold district of Gloucestershire, 3 miles south of Cirencester and close to the border with Wiltshire.
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A stabilator, more frequently all-moving tail, is a fully movable aircraft stabilizer.
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A tailplane, also known as horizontal stabiliser (and horizontal stabilizer in the US), is a small lifting surface located on the tail (empennage) behind the main lifting surfaces of a fixed-wing aircraft as well as other non-fixed-wing aircraft such as helicopters and gyroplanes.
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Trim tabs are small surfaces connected to the trailing edge of a larger control surface on a boat or aircraft, used to control the trim of the controls, i.e. to counteract hydro- or aerodynamic forces and stabilise the boat or aircraft in a particular desired attitude without the need for the operator to constantly apply a control force.
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A truss bridge is a bridge whose load-bearing superstructure is composed of a truss, a structure of connected elements forming triangular units.
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The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain, is a sovereign state in Europe.
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The World Gliding Championships (WGC) is a gliding competition held every two years or so by the FAI Gliding Commission.