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Wings for All Speeds
  • Wing Parameters and Definitions

Wing parameters

Leading/Trailing Edge
Locus of airfoils leading/trailing edges

Wing Span
Distance from tip to tip.

Wing Area
Area of the wing projected on the ground plane.

Angle by which leading edge or quarter-line are rotated with respect to plane normal to flight direction.

Angle by which tip section is rotated with respect to root section.

Thickness Ratio
Local airfoil maximmum thickness ratio.

Taper Ratio
Ratio between tip and root chord.

Angle Setting
Local angle of the airfoil section with respect to the flight speed.

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