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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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Canard (aeronautics)

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Gyroflug Speed Canard

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List of canard aircraft

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Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-8

Nord CT41

North American X-10

North American XB-70 Valkyrie

Novi Avion

OMAC Laser 300

PZL-230 Skorpion

Parrish Dart

Peterson 260SE

Piaggio-Selex P.1HH Hammerhead

Platz glider

Pterodactyl Ascender

RMT Bateleur

Radioplane XKD4R

Rockwell XFV-12

Rockwell-MBB X-31

Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.1

Rutan Defiant

Rutan Long-EZ

Rutan VariEze

Rutan VariViggen

SAI Quiet Supersonic Transport

SM-64 Navaho

Saab 37 Viggen

Saab JAS 39 Gripen

Santos-Dumont 14-bis

Scaled Composites Catbird

Scaled Composites Triumph

Shenyang J-15

Skylon (spacecraft)

Specter Aircraft Specter II

Steve Wright Stagger-Ez

Sukhoi Su-30

Sukhoi Su-30MKI

Sukhoi Su-30MKM

Sukhoi Su-33

Sukhoi Su-34

Sukhoi Su-35

Sukhoi Su-37

Sukhoi Su-47

Sukhoi T-4

Tupolev Tu-141

Tupolev Tu-144

Velocity SE

Velocity V-Twin

Velocity XL

Vickers Type 559

Voisin Canard

Wright Flyer

Wright Flyer II

Wright Flyer III

Yakovlev Yak-45


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10 news items


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 ...

The Oshkosh Northwestern

The Oshkosh Northwestern
Thu, 16 Jul 2015 12:53:52 -0700

EAA AirVenture has a long history of debuting innovative aircraft designs. In 1975, the VariEze canard aircraft set a world record in closed-course distance and founded the use of glass-reinforced plastic in aviation that was later adopted by ...
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 ...


Thu, 09 Jul 2015 08:36:20 -0700

The airshow regularly attracts some of the best pilots in the world, and this year is no exception with the arrival of the world's only 'canard' aircraft aerobatic team, La Patrouille REVA. They will be taking to the air to show off the skills ...
Sun FM Radio (press release) (registration)
Sat, 25 Jul 2015 22:56:04 -0700

Sunderland Airshow 2015 La Patrouille REVA l'Acroez canard aircraft. 6:54am 26th July 2015 (Updated 9:16am 26th July 2015). It's been a roaring success with hundreds of thousands coming to see the spectacular displays above Sunderland's skies.

Sunderland Echo

Sunderland Echo
Thu, 25 Jun 2015 01:26:15 -0700

“This year it is a pleasure to welcome for the first time La Patrouille REVA and their amazing-looking l'Acroez canard aircraft. “I'm sure the crowds will greet them with our fantastic, traditional warm Sunderland welcome, that many of the teams ...
Next Big Future
Sun, 11 Jan 2015 08:03:54 -0800

The J-20 is likely to begin regular training flights before the end of this year, according to the report, and may enter service with the PLA Air Force in 2017. Frontline PLA units will be flying the fighters by no later than 2020, according to Russian ...
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 ...

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