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  • 81 Compass — This article is about the direction finding instrument used in navigation. For other uses, see Compass (disambiguation). A simple dry magnetic pocket compass …

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  • 82 Conformal fuel tank — An F 15E Strike Eagle fitted with conformal fuel tanks under the wing roots …

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  • 83 Drogue parachute — A B 52H Stratofortress from the 307th Bomb Wing deploying its drag chute for landing …

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  • 84 NACA cowling — Curtiss AT 5A Hawk with NACA cowling at the Langley Memorial Aeronautical Laboratory, October 1928 …

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  • 85 Wikipedia:Featured article candidates — Here, we determine which articles are to be featured articles (FAs). FAs exemplify Wikipedia s very best work and satisfy the FA criteria. All editors are welcome to review nominations; please see the review FAQ. Before nominating an article,… …

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  • 86 Cruciform tail — BAe Jetstream 31 with cruciform tail The cruciform tail is an aircraft empennage configuration which, when viewed from the aircraft s front or rear, looks much like a cross. The usual arrangement is to have the horizontal stabilizer intersect the …

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  • 87 Nacelle — This article is about aircraft nacelles. For wind turbine nacelles, see Nacelle (wind turbine). Engines in nacelles on a Boeing 707. The nacelle ( …

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  • 88 china — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. a translucent ceramic material, biscuit fired at a high temperature, its glaze fired at a low temperature. 2. any porcelain ware. 3. plates, cups, saucers, etc., collectively. 4. figurines made of porcelain or ceramic material …

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  • 89 China — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. People s Republic of, a country in E Asia. 1,221,591,778; 3,691,502 sq. mi. (9,560,990 sq. km). Cap.: Beijing. 2. Republic of. Also called Nationalist China. a republic consisting mainly of the island of Taiwan off the SE coast …

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  • 90 Engine indicating and crew alerting system — An example of information found on a EICAS Engine Indicating and Crew Alerting System (EICAS) is an integrated system used in modern aircraft to provide aircraft crew with aircraft engines and other systems instrumentation and crew annunciations …

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  • 91 Dive brake — The dive brakes on this SBD Dauntless are the slotted panels visible under the wings. Dive brakes or dive flaps are deployed to slow down an aircraft when in a dive. They usually consist of a metal flap that is raised against the air flow, thus… …

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  • 92 Dog-tooth — For other uses, see Dogtooth (disambiguation). Dog tooth ornament A dog tooth or dogtooth pattern , in architecture, is an ornament found in the moldings of medieval work of the commencement of the 12th century, which is thought to have been… …

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  • 93 Course Deviation Indicator — (CDI) is an avionics instrument used in aircraft navigation to determine an aircraft s lateral position in relation to a track. If the location of the aircraft is to the left of course, the needle deflects to the right, and vice versa. Contents 1 …

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  • 94 Diverterless supersonic inlet — Testing of the F 35 Diverterless Supersonic Inlet on an F 16 testbed. The original intake is shown in the top image. A diverterless supersonic inlet (DSI) is a type of jet engine air intake used by some modern combat aircraft to control air flow… …

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  • 95 Tailhook Association — The Tailhook Association is a U.S. based, fraternal, non profit organization, supporting the interests of sea based aviation, with emphasis on aircraft carriers. The word tailhook refers to the hook underneath the tail of the aircraft that… …

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  • 96 Oleo strut — An oleo strut is an air–oil hydraulic shock absorber used on the landing gear of most large aircraft.[1] It cushions the impacts of landing and while taxiing[2] and damps out vertical oscillations …

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  • 97 IAI Scout — Infobox Aircraft name=Scout caption=Scout (foreground) at the Israeli Air Force Museum type=Reconnaissance UAV national origin=Israel manufacturer=IAI designer= first flight= introduced= retired= status= primary user= more users= produced= number …

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  • 98 performing arts — arts or skills that require public performance, as acting, singing, or dancing. [1945 50] * * * ▪ 2009 Introduction Music Classical.       The last vestiges of the Cold War seemed to thaw for a moment on Feb. 26, 2008, when the unfamiliar strains …

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  • 99 arrester gear — noun Shock absorbing transverse cables on an aircraft carrier s deck for the arrester hook of an alighting aircraft to catch on • • • Main Entry: ↑arrest * * * arrester gear or arrester wire, British. arresting gear …

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  • 100 List of Home Improvement episodes — The following is an episode list for the American television sitcom Home Improvement. The series aired on ABC from September 17, 1991 to May 25, 1999, with 204 episodes produced spanning 8 seasons. Contents 1 Series overview 2 Season 1: 1991–1992 …

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