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Tandem wing

Index Tandem wing

QAC Quickie Q2 A tandem wing aircraft has two main wings, with one located forward and the other to the rear. [1]

30 relations: Aircraft, Arsenal-Delanne 10, Biplane, Blériot VI, Burt Rutan, Canard (aeronautics), Caproni Ca.60, Claude Piel, Convertiplane, Curtiss-Wright X-19, Empennage, Henri Mignet, John Joseph Montgomery, Langley Aerodrome, Lift (force), Lockspeiser LDA-01, Mauboussin Hémiptère, Mignet Pou-du-Ciel, Miles M.35 Libellula, Miles M.39B Libellula, Peyret Tandem, Rutan Quickie, Scaled Composites ATTT, Scaled Composites Proteus, SFCA Taupin, Stagger (aeronautics), Tailplane, Viking Dragonfly, Wing, World War II.


An aircraft is a machine that is able to fly by gaining support from the air.

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Arsenal-Delanne 10

The Arsenal-Delanne 10 was an experimental fighter aircraft of French origin.

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A biplane is a fixed-wing aircraft with two main wings stacked one above the other.

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Blériot VI

The Blériot VI "Libellule" ("Dragonfly"), was built in 1907 and was one of the series of experimental aircraft built by Louis Blériot which eventually led to the Blériot XI aircraft in which he made the first flight across the English Channel.

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Burt Rutan

Elbert Leander "Burt" Rutan (born June 17, 1943) is a retired American aerospace engineer noted for his originality in designing light, strong, unusual-looking, energy-efficient aircraft.

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Canard (aeronautics)

A canard is an aeronautical arrangement wherein a small forewing or foreplane is placed forward of the main wing of a fixed-wing aircraft.

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Caproni Ca.60

The Caproni Ca.60 Transaereo, often referred to as the Noviplano (nine-wing) or Capronissimo, was the prototype of a large nine-wing flying boat intended to become a 100-passenger transatlantic airliner.

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Claude Piel

Claude Piel (15 January 1921 – 19 August 1982) was a notable French aircraft designer.

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A convertiplane in popular usage is an aircraft that converts in flight to change its method of obtaining lift.

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Curtiss-Wright X-19

The Curtiss-Wright X-19 was an American experimental VTOL tilt propeller airplane of the early 1960s.

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The empennage, also known as the tail or tail assembly, is a structure at the rear of an aircraft that provides stability during flight, in a way similar to the feathers on an arrow.

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Henri Mignet

Henri Mignet, (October 19, 1893 – August 31, 1965), was a French radio engineer who became well known as an aircraft designer and builder.

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John Joseph Montgomery

John Joseph Montgomery (February 15, 1858 – October 31, 1911) was an American inventor, physicist, engineer, and professor at Santa Clara University in Santa Clara, California who is best known for his invention of controlled heavier-than-air flying machines.

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Langley Aerodrome

The Langley Aerodrome was a pioneering but unsuccessful manned, powered flying machine designed at the close of the 19th century by Smithsonian Institution Secretary Samuel Langley.

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Lift (force)

A fluid flowing past the surface of a body exerts a force on it.

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Lockspeiser LDA-01

The Lockspeiser LDA-01 ("Land Development Aircraft") was a British seven-tenths scale research and development tandem wing aircraft, which was designed and built by test pilot and engineer David Lockspeiser (1928–2014) to prove a concept for a low-cost utility transport.

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Mauboussin Hémiptère

The Mauboussin M.40 Hémiptère was an experimental, single seat, single engine light aircraft with unequal span tandem wings, designed in France in the 1930s.

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Mignet Pou-du-Ciel

The Flying Flea (Pou du Ciel literally "Louse of the Sky" in French) is a large family of light homebuilt aircraft first flown in 1933.

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Miles M.35 Libellula

The Miles M.35 or Miles Libellula was a tandem wing research aircraft built by Miles Aircraft as a precursor to a proposed naval carrier fighter.

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Miles M.39B Libellula

The M.39B Libellula (from Libellulidae, a taxonomic family of dragonflies) was a Second World War tandem wing experimental aircraft built by Miles Aircraft, designed to give the pilot the best view possible for landing on aircraft carriers.

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Peyret Tandem

The Peyret Tandem or Peyret Alérion, was a French single seat glider of tandem wing configuration.

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Rutan Quickie

The Rutan Quickie is a lightweight single-seat taildragger aircraft of composite construction, configured with tandem wings.

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Scaled Composites ATTT

The Scaled Composites Model 133-4.62 ATTT, or Advanced Technology Tactical Transport was a technology demonstration project built by Burt Rutan's Scaled Composites in 1986 under contract to DARPA.

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Scaled Composites Proteus

The Scaled Composites Model 281 Proteus is a tandem-wing High-Altitude Long Endurance aircraft designed by Burt Rutan to investigate the use of aircraft as high altitude telecommunications relays.

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SFCA Taupin

The SFCA Taupin was a French tandem-wing aircraft, designed to provide a simple, stable and safe aircraft able to take-off and land in small spaces.

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Stagger (aeronautics)

In aviation, stagger is the relative horizontal fore-aft positioning of stacked wings in a biplane, triplane, or multiplane.

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A tailplane, also known as a horizontal stabiliser, 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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Viking Dragonfly

The Viking Dragonfly is an American amateur-built aircraft, designed by Bob Walters and produced by Viking Aircraft LLC of Elkhorn, Wisconsin.

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A wing is a type of fin that produces lift, while moving through air or some other fluid.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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