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Shapes of airfoil tested in Maxim's apparatus, below. Aeroplane d showed the least "drift" in the wind.
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Illustration showing span, chord, and leading and trailing edges.

Term for an aeroplane (i.e. the wing of an "airplane") emphasizing design with intent to yield lift.

Enclosing categories Airplane
Keywords Aerodynamics, Texture
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Patents in category airfoil