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  • A delta-wing sea jet came from under cover and taxied across the water.

    I, TOO, DREAM....

  • A delta-wing craft glided onto the road half a mile behind them.

    I Don’t Understand ?

  • Two lines of delta-wing gliders swept along a hundred yards to either side of them.

    I Don’t Understand ?

  • A delta-wing plane nudged the sun and vanished in the dizzy ozone, climbing dreamily.

    Underworld

  • Because it was a delta-wing airplane, the F-102 did suffer, however, from very high induced drag, that is, drag due to lift.

    First Man

  • Armstrong who had published a technical report on his low L/D testing in delta-wing aircraft using an F-102 conceived of a way to test the rescue concept.

    First Man

  • It was the world's first supersonic all-weather jet interceptor and the USAF's first operational delta-wing aircraft.

    Archive 2004-09-01

  • O'BRIEN: All right, and now, in this case, is this, as best you know, from what you know about the Concorde and delta-wing aircraft in general, is this a recoverable situation if in fact both engines went out on one side?

    CNN Transcript - Breaking News: Concorde Crash Near Paris Leaves 113 Dead - July 25, 2000

  • The pilots called it the “flying brick”—heavy, with no engines, gliding in on delta-wing slivers.

    Bloodstream

  • Now they were looking at a delta-wing crab twice as large as a watermelon: a magnified "Avalon bee."

    Beowulf's Children

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