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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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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.

Cozy canard aircraft / Rauno Viljanen, part 5

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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.

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AviationPros.com
Fri, 20 Feb 2015 06:56:21 -0800

EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (February 19, 2015) — Burt Rutan, the visionary aircraft designer whose innovations made history and changed the aviation world, will be back at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh in 2015 to commemorate the 40th ...
 
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 ...
 
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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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 ...
 
Amarillo.com
Sat, 28 Sep 2013 19:03:52 -0700

Emergency crews responded to the airport Saturday evening after receiving reports of a small plane crash. Amarillo Fire Capt. Jacob Oehlert said a two-seater Canard aircraft slid about 800 feet down the runway after the nose landing gear collapsed.
 
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 ...

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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 ...
 
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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