Definition of delta-winged in English:



  • See delta wing

    • ‘The last flight of the XB - 70 occurred in February 1969 when the delta-winged bomber arrived at Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, to become part of the Air Force Museum's permanent collection.’
    • ‘For the futuristic delta-winged craft is said to be the perfect paper plane and instructions on how to construct it in 10 simple stages were published online yesterday by the Institute of Physics.’
    • ‘In the late 1950s, the USAF acquired a supersonic strategic bomber in the Convair B - 58, a delta-winged aircraft that could exceed Mach 2.’
    • ‘An unexpected result is that there are striking similarities between the flow patterns found and those that occur around the wings of delta-winged aircraft.’
    • ‘The delta-winged jet, which served the RAF during the Cold War, is the only one of its kind in the UK fit to be restored to flight.’