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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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JA5 Walrus - 1st Runway Flight

John Avery's experimental JA5 "Walrus" canard aircraft on its first runway flight. For more great videos and aircraft design resources, go to www.AeroRag.com.

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

http://sites.google.com/site/linksyouwanttoremember/ Cozy Mark IV, 4 seat Canard DIY Airplane, 200 mph 1000mile range. Salinas CA Air show 2008 -12 At the en...

Velocity Canard Stall Explained

This brief video shows how a canard aircraft's (in this case a Velocity) wing stalls, and because of it's design has no tendency to spin or other ill behavior.

Todds Tips - What Does The Canard Do?

"What's that thing do for you?" Todd explains the vital role the canard plays in the safety and performance of all Peterson models.

Berkut-540 canard airplane

Music by Vadim Brunell. Tomas Pechules shooting this vid in the back seat and my cool friend Tehmon is the ground camera shooter.

Cozy canard aircraft / Rauno Viljanen, part 5

Landing and taxiing.

Diamond Wing Canard R/C Airplane Maiden Flights With Crash

Watch as Tim maidens his scratch built concept Diamond Wing Canard aircraft! It flew well and looked great! The only issue he noticed was that there were a s...

Discovery Channel Wings Strange Planes: Canards & Pusher Propellers

I do NOT own this video it is the sole property of Discovery Channel. This is not the full video only 3/4 of it or less.

Backward Tri-copter Vtol-Canard Aircraft super detailed video, FliteTest - Build this!

only special functions on this would be the rear motors are pushers when in tricopter mode (Facing down), then flip up horizontal in ff mode. the now single ...

Junqua Aircraft French Canard IBIS - Grass Runway

French Canard "IBIS-RJ03" Grass Runway.

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