Canards

Some articles on canard, canards:

Supermaneuverability - Characteristics - Canard Controls
... A canard is an elevator control surface placed forward of the wings ... The theory behind canards as the sole elevator surface is that no elevator configuration aft of the wings is truly satisfactory for maneuvering purposes the ... a supplement to traditional elevators, canards vastly increase control surface area, and often increase the critical angle of attack of the wings as the canard directs air more ...
Canard (aeronautics) - General Characteristics
... A canard design tends to be less controllable than a conventional design because ailerons on the main wing may be subject to turbulence from the canards that varies widely at different angle of ... Incorporating roll control on the canard is basically less efficient because of an adverse downwash influence on the main wing opposing the canard ... Canards have nevertheless been incorporated on several proposed stealth aircraft ...
VF-11 Thunderbolt - Fictional Background
... The story behind the canards on the VF-11 is an interesting one ... Though the canards would slow down the fighter in an atmosphere, it did have the added benefit of increasing maneuverability ... Aerial Tactics Center supported the canard feature with passion ...
List Of Bucky O'Hare Characters - S.P.A.C.E. Members and Allies - Grebb
... Brown Eye color Brown First appearance Corsair Canards Grebb, an obnoxious, irritable jackal, sat on the United Animal Security Council ... sign a treaty with Captain Lanelle of the Corsair Canards in order to combine their forces against the Toad Empire, Grebb, who detested pirates, was against the idea ... His hatred of the Corsair Canards initially made Bucky suspect him of being a spy for the toads, but after Harman was revealed to be a newt controlling a robot walrus body, Grebb was ...
Canard (aeronautics) - Examples of Canard Aircraft - Lifting-canard Types
... Early canards Wright Flyer 1903 Santos-Dumont 14-bis of 1906 Voisin Canard of 1911 AEA Silver Dart Microlight (SSDR) canards E-Go Experimental canards ...