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Canard Layout

See also: Canard (aeronautics)

In canard designs a smaller wing is present at the front of the aircraf. This class mainly uses a direct drive, either single engine, axial propeller or twin engines with a symmetrical layout or an in line layout (push-pull) as the famous Rutan Voyager.

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... The earliest examples of pushers relied on a canard but this has serious aerodynamic implications that the early designers were unable to resolve ... The Supermarine Walrus was a late example of this layout ... The so-called push/pull layout, combining the tractor and pusher configurations (that is – with one or more propellers facing forwards and one or more others facing back) was another idea that ...