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In aeronautics, canard (French for duck) is a type of fixed-wing aircraft in which the tailplane is ahead of the main lifting surfaces, rather than behind them as in conventional aircraft, or when there is an additional small set of wings in front of the main lifting surface.

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List of canard aircraft

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29 news items

aeronewstv

aeronewstv
Mon, 13 Jul 2015 15:52:30 -0700

A duck's flat beak assists it to maintain stable flight ( the french for duck is canard ), and a feature that inspired certain aircraft manufacturers. Many types of canard aircraft have been developed, some experimental, like the XB-70 Valkyrie ...

PR Newswire (press release)

PR Newswire (press release)
Thu, 12 Nov 2015 05:07:46 -0800

The Valkyrie is a canard aircraft, equipped with a forewing to prevent the plane from stalling in the air. This provides a tremendous peace of mind to pilots and ensures the industry's safest landings and takeoffs. Cobalt promotes the highest standards ...

Daily Mail

Daily Mail
Fri, 13 Nov 2015 14:06:15 -0800

The Valkyrie is a canard aircraft, which means it has a smaller forewing near its nose, in front of the main wing, to help prevent mid-air stalls. The Valkyrie is powered by an aft propeller and a 350-horsepower turbocharged engine, which allows it to ...

Defense Update

Defense Update
Thu, 03 Mar 2016 16:55:16 -0800

A canard aircraft using 24 electrically driven rotors tucked inside its wings was selected by DARPA to demonstrate high speed and vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) capabilities. The innovative multi-rotor design proposed by Aurora Flight Sciences was ...

Mashable

Mashable
Tue, 17 Nov 2015 17:41:15 -0800

It's a canard aircraft, which means it has a forewing that increases maneuverability and lift to prevent the plane from stalling in the air. The propulsion engine is located in the back of the plane, which makes the ride in the cabin quiet and ...

News Ledge

News Ledge
Mon, 30 Nov 2015 10:17:59 -0800

The Valkyrie is a canard aircraft, which means it has a forewing to increase maneuverability and prevent stalls. If you have a complete brain freeze or something breaks, Cobalt offers a parachute system to get you back on the ground. [divider]Range and ...

Haute Living

Haute Living
Thu, 19 Nov 2015 13:35:10 -0800

The Valkyrie is a canard aircraft, equipped with a forewing to prevent the plane from stalling in the air. This provides a tremendous peace of mind to pilots and ensures the industry's safest landings and takeoffs. Cobalt promotes the highest standards ...

National Defense Magazine

National Defense Magazine
Sat, 14 Nov 2015 01:42:24 -0800

All four (Europe,China & Russia) major powers except America are perusing Canard aircraft. Their Generals obvious know something ours don't. TLDR,they want to maintain air superiority instead of indulging in superior air fantasy. Valvatorez on 11/25 ...
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