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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

Lockheed L-133

MacCready Gossamer Albatross

MacCready Gossamer Penguin

McDonnell Douglas F-15 STOL/MTD

McDonnell Douglas X-36

Mikoyan Project 1.44

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Piaggio-Selex P.1HH Hammerhead

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RMT Bateleur

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Rockwell XFV-12

Rockwell-MBB X-31

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Rutan Voyager

SAI Quiet Supersonic Transport

SM-64 Navaho

Saab 37 Viggen

Saab JAS 39 Gripen

Santos-Dumont 14-bis

Scaled Composites ARES

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Shenyang J-15

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Specter Aircraft Specter II

Steve Wright Stagger-Ez

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31 news items

aeronewstv

aeronewstv
Mon, 13 Jul 2015 16:00:36 -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 05:07:30 -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 ...

News Ledge

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

Cobalt, a private aircraft manufacturer, has just made the personal aircraft downright gorgeous. Ok, so the name doesn't exactly fit into a rap song, but damn. I can hear Goose in my ear saying you want to make enough money to afford the $750,000 list ...

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 ...

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 ...

Wired (blog)

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 ...
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