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  • noun Plural form of aerofoil.

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Examples

  • The upper component, with its tiny cabin, its folded aerofoils and flaps, weighed just under twenty tons when fully fueled.

    Expedition to Earth

  • Lilienthal, Langley, Chanute, and others, though they also carried out tests on the lifting properties of aerofoils in a wind tunnel of their own.

    A History of Aeronautics

  • The wings of a flying machine are called planes, or aerofoils; the length of the wing is called the span of the plane; the breadth of the wing is called the chord of the plane.

    The War in the Air; Vol. 1 The Part played in the Great War by the Royal Air Force

  • European space boffins are chuffed to announce that they have successfully 'surfed' the atmosphere of Venus, during a so-called 'aerodrag' experiment in which the solar panels of a space probe functioned as aerofoils skimming the top of the second planet's atmosphere.

    The Register

  • Venus Express, hurtling through the thinnest, most evanescent topmost reaches of the turbulent planetary cloak, began to use its twin solar panels as aerofoils to generate a torque.

    The Register

  • At Mach 2010, Wenzel will exhibit the Wenzel Scantec Core-DS, a white-light scanning solution designed for fast and accurate measurement of turbine blades, aerofoils and blisk-type parts.

    Manufacturingtalk - manufacturing industry news

  • Aerion plans to test on the F-15 a 1. 2m (4ft) span, 2. 1m chord aerofoil section that much more closely represents the final product compared with earlier test aerofoils with half the chord.

    HEADLINES

  • Venus Express, hurtling through the thinnest, most evanescent topmost reaches of the turbulent planetary cloak, began to use its twin solar panels as aerofoils to generate a torque.

    The Register

  • Wenzel Scantec has launched Core-DS, a white light scanning solution that has been designed for rapid and accurate measurement of turbine blades, aerofoils and blisk-type parts.

    Manufacturingtalk - manufacturing industry news

  • As the wind passes over these they act like aerofoils, generating lift which turns the structure as a whole at roughly three revolutions per minute.

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