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EUROFIGHTER Typhoon (C1633) - "Ocean Sky 2021"
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EUROFIGHTER Typhoon (C1633)


"Ocean Sky 2021"


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fototaker Tony
Great capture!!!! Thanks for sharing!!
serge LOTH
excellente foto Alejandro, muy bien
Colin Seftel
Is it normal to land without flaps extended?
Bill Houghton
superb photo excellent detail
Eugene Pesochin
@Colin; Look at front flaps and spine flap.
Colin, delta wings designs do not need wing geometry modification for low-speed lift as often as do conventional designs. This one, with the canards giving a pilot good pitch control at landing speed, just uses that huge triangle wing area for additional low-speed lift. What you are seeing here is near a textbook Eurofighter landing. The canards are cycling from a negative angle on the final approach nearly straight into the relative wind for maximum pitch authority, to a positive angle here at touchdown and maintained as needed to put the nose wheel down. They then bring it to full negative while taxing.
Chris Croft
Is spine flap Euro for spoiler
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