Results for: Swept-wing

Was the f-86 the first aircraft with a swept wing variation?

  No. J.W. Dunne designed and built aircraft with swept wings in the first decade of the 20th century, but his designs weren't swept for the same reason as the F-86's. Air (MORE)
In Grammar

Is swept an adjective?

It can be (as in swept carpets). It is also a verb form.   It is the past tense and past participle of the verb "to sweep."
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In Science

What is swept volume?

It is the volume of air in Diesel engine or the mixture of air and gasoline in petrol engine induced by the cylinder while moving down from the top dead center to the bottom d (MORE)

What is the disadvantage of swept back wing?

The surface area of the wing is slightly reduced, resulting in a reduced ability to generate lift. The effective aspect ratio is reduced, helping to increase wing tip vortices (MORE)
In Health

How do you get Side-Swept bangs?

The best way to get side-swept bangs is to ask your stylist. Show your stylist pictures fo bangs you like to help them know what you're looking for.
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Why are wings swept in an airplane?

The Germans found out that wings that are swept back reduce wind  resistance, so that their jet powered swept wing ME-262 was much  faster than the British jet powered strai (MORE)

What is the answer to 20c plus 5 equals 5c plus 65?

20c + 5 = 5c + 65 Divide through by 5: 4c + 1 = c + 13 Subtract c from both sides: 3c + 1 = 13 Subtract 1 from both sides: 3c = 12 Divide both sides by 3: c = 4
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In Physics

Why aren't we swept off from the earth?

Swept off... by whom or by what exactly? - There is a force that pulls us towards the center of the Earth. It is called the force of gravity, and it pulls all objects close to (MORE)