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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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Cozy Mark IV, 4 seat Canard DIY Airplane, 200 mph 1000mile range. Salinas CA Air show 2008 -12

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RedOrbit

RedOrbit
Fri, 14 Feb 2014 12:11:40 -0800

Image Caption: This look-down view of the X-29 research aircraft in flight over California's Mojave Desert during the 1980s and 1990s shows its striking and unique forward swept wing and canard design. Credit: NASA ...
 
Wired (blog)
Mon, 23 Aug 2010 05:09:03 -0700

Most canard aircraft such as Burt Rutan's designs increase the efficiency by having both the canard, which controls pitch like the typical horizontal tail, and the main wing add to the overall lift of the airplane. On the Piaggio, all three surfaces ...

RedOrbit

RedOrbit
Mon, 31 Mar 2014 13:45:13 -0700

Image Caption: NASA's flexible-wing F/A-18 maneuvers through a test point during the second phase of the NASA/Air Force Active Aeroelastic Wing flight research project. Credit: NASA / Carla Thomas ...
 
Amarillo.com
Sat, 28 Sep 2013 19:03:52 -0700

Posted: September 28, 2013 - 7:58pm. Photos. Back | Next. Emergency crews responded to Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport on Saturday after the landing gear on a two-seater Canard aircraft failed, causing its 800-foot slide down the runway.
 
Manufacturing.net
Wed, 21 Mar 2012 06:30:00 -0700

Bishop and Castelli opted for the state-of-the-art and entered their e-Go Canard aircraft into the competition. "Canard" refers to an airframe configuration of fixed-wing aircraft in which the front surface is smaller than the rear surface. The Bishop ...
 
Magellan Jets Private Jet Blog (blog)
Mon, 11 Apr 2011 06:51:54 -0700

Boeing was granted US patent Number 7,900,865 on March 8, 2011 for an incredibly unique and revolutionary type of aircraft. With a design the likes of which have never been seen in the commercial aircraft industry, Boeing may just be gearing up for the ...
 
AvStop Aviation News
Thu, 29 Jul 2010 20:34:13 -0700

The Cobalt Co50 Canard aircraft is powered by a pusher propeller Continental TSIOF-550-D2B twin-turbocharged 350 HP piston engine located at the tail of the aircraft. The company states the aircraft will reach 245 knots at 25,000 feet burning 25 ...
 
EV World
Thu, 28 Mar 2013 08:21:16 -0700

Originally powered by a polluting two-stroke engine when it was developed 30 years, the CC01 now takes flight using a 50 hp Electravia e-motor and lithium-polymer batteries. Published: 28-Mar-2013. At 5 PM on March 23, 2013, test pilot Frederic Laude ...
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