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- n. Plural form of foreplane.
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The missile had a sleek aerodynamically attractive configuration with small canard foreplanes, a delta wing, and a small tail fin with rudder.
Past investments in precision final assembly techniques for the Typhoon have already benefited the F-35, while the STOVL variant's nozzle bay door is made using the same method developed for its titanium foreplanes.
Once these advantages were observed during wind-tunnel tests of Blackbird models, the use of canard foreplanes was no longer needed.