Delta-Wing

Technology / Aviation / Delta-Wing: A triangularly-shaped aircraft wing having a low aspect ratio, a sharply-tapered leading edge, a straight trailing edge, and a pointed tip.

Elevon

Technology / Aviation / Elevon: A hinged device on the rear portion of an aircraft wing combining the functions of an elevator and an aileron. Usually found on delta-wing aircraft, it can be moved in the same direction on either sid MORE

Rogallo Wing

Technology / Aviation / Rogallo Wing: A flexible, delta-wing plan in which three rigid members are shaped in the form of an arrowhead and joined by a flexible fabric, which inflates upward under flight loads. Originally specific to paragl MORE

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